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
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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.