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Palliative care may prolong life, reduce suffering

Do you know the difference between “palliative care” and “hospice care”? I must confess that for sometime I did not. Now that I’m more educated on the topic, I’m finding that many patients – and even many doctors – confuse palliative medicine … Continue reading

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Most Cancer Doctors Avoid Saying It’s The End

An AP story is reporting, “Many people do not get … straight talk” about cancer “from doctors, who often think they are doing patients a favor by keeping hope alive.”  The study, presented at an American Society of Clinical Oncology … Continue reading

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