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Discussing the transition from curative care to palliative care with women with advanced breast cancer - Evidence from the literature and recommended steps

Palliative Care focuses on improving quality of life for patients with life-threatening illness and their families. In practice, a palliative approach tends to be gradually adopted over time as the disease progresses. The challenge is how to facilitate a sympathetic transition from curative to palliative care.

File name: nbocc-palliative-lit-review.pdf
File size: 289.85 KB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2005
Document Status: Greater than 5 years

This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than 5 years ago and may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice.