Category Archives: Palliative Care

Fighting for More and Better Birthdays

Thus Sunday, June 2, we celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. The needs and concerns of this growing population are increasingly on the radar, and for good reason. We asked the Society’s Director of Quality of Life, Rebecca Kirch, JD, to … Continue reading

Posted in Palliative Care, Survivorship | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Study Finds Patients with Incurable Cancer May Think Chemotherapy Will Lead to a Cure

A study appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine finds many patients receiving chemotherapy for incurable cancers may not understand that chemotherapy is unlikely to cure them, raising questions about whether they are receiving adequate information from their doctors when … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Care, Palliative Care, Treatment | Leave a comment