Improving Palliative Care for Cancer

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Authors: National Cancer Policy Board, National Research Council, Institute of Medicine, Kathleen M. Foley, Hellen Gelband
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Medicine > Oncology
Pages: 325
Language: english
Year: 2001
ISBN 10: 0309074029
ISBN 13: 9780309513296
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

In our society's aggressive pursuit of cures for cancer, we have neglected symptom control and comfort care. Less than one percent of the National Cancer Institute's budget is spent on any aspect of palliative care research or education, despite the...