News tagged ‘EndOfLife’ clear
- Drs. Joanne Wolfe, Janet Abrahm, and Susan Block, members of the Pediatric Advanced Care Team - or PACT - at Dana Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, commented on the challenges of pediatric palliative care.
- Dr. Alexi Wright led a study that found patients with terminal cancer who fight to the very end, taking debilitating chemotherapy treatments in the last months of life, often end up dying in intensive care.
Tags: chemotherapy, EndOfLife, CopingWithCancer
- Actress Valerie Harper, diagnosed with brain cancer, has joined the latest cast of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Dr. Karen Fasciano says end-stage cancer patients living life to the fullest has been a growing trend that's been a part of the hospice movement.
Tags: EndOfLife, PatientSupport, BrainTumors, CopingWithCancer
- In a study led by Dr. Aileen Chen, nearly two-thirds of patients did not understand that radiation treatments intended only to ease their symptoms would not cure their disease.
Tags: BasicResearch, EndOfLife