What is Palliative Care?

Palliative Care is a growing area of interest for doctors from many different branches of clinical medicine, such as general practice, Oncology, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. We are united by a desire to provide person-centered care within the context of serious illnesses.

How can it help?

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and the family through the relief of symptoms and through careful discussion of the challenges that may occur during a serious illness.

Palliative Care is offered by a specialized team of doctors, nurses, counselors and other health care practitioners who work together to place patients and their family at the center of the care plan. They work in collaboration with other attending specialists to provide an extra layer of support.

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Think of palliative care as a fundamental level of support to a cancer patient and their loved ones. Contrary to popular belief that it’s associated with end-of-life care alone, this medical approach improves quality of life – through pain and symptom management – at any stage of a cancer journey.

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