Oncology & Cancer

Incurable cancer: Patients need palliative care support early on

So far, there has been little research into supportive care needs in patients with newly diagnosed incurable cancer and as their disease progresses. That is why experts from the German Cancer Society's working group on palliative ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Use of palliative care, oxygen therapy increasing for COPD

(HealthDay)—For patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the use of formal palliative care services and long-term oxygen therapy has increased but remains low, according to a study published ...

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