Cancer : Living and Dying Well with Cancer
Posted by Chapster on Jun-16-2003 (1965 reads)

The organization Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care has announced the availablity of a new monograph, Living and Dying Well with Cancer: Successfully Integrating Palliative
Care and Cancer Treatment
, that explores a new model of cancer care, called comfort care that attempts to mix the aggressive treatment of cancer with palliative (symptom-oriented) case managment.

It reports the experiences of four programs that tested this approach. It also suggests ways that the current approach to cancer and end-of-life treatment might be improved. To get the monograph, GO HERE. Promoting Excellent in End-of-Life Care can be found HERE.

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