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Integrated Outpatient Palliative Care in Oncology

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Integrated Outpatient Palliative Care in Oncology
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Publisher: Department of Veterans Affairs
Number of pages: 95

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Palliative care improves quality of life by managing patients' physical symptoms and psychosocial and spiritual distress, often provided concurrently with oncology care. Palliative care occurs across a continuum, beginning at the time of diagnosis of a serious illness and continuing until end of life. Integration of palliative care services with oncology care is now considered standard of care for patients with advanced cancer.

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