What You Need to Know about Palliative Care

What You Need to Know about Palliative Care By Bruce Dalglish of Philadelphia Palliative care is a type of healthcare that specializes in pain and symptom management. The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for patients with serious illnesses. This is usually accomplished through an extensive cooperation of healthcare professionals…

Cancer Patients Live Longer with Hospice and Palliative Care

Cancer Patients Live Longer with Hospice and Palliative Care By Bruce Dalglish of Philadelphia A recent study from Japan found that cancer patients who choose to receive palliative and hospice care at home tend to live longer than those who remain in hospitals. The study, which was published in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the…