Find the answer to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Two cancer experts clear up the confusion over palliative care versus hospice care.
Many doctors believe their mission is to preserve life at all costs. But that is not always in the patient’s best interests. Learn why communication between doctors and families about end-of-life care has become so important.
Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive cancer often diagnosed in advanced stages and difficult to treat. Doctors continue to strive for better patient outcomes.
Hospice and palliative care are terms often mistakenly used interchangeably. People tend to associate them both with the end of life. But that’s not always the case. Despite what many people may think, these two types of care aren’t synonymous. “People misconstrue the two all the time,” says palliative care specialist Krista Dobbie, MD. “We … Read More