Monday, May 14, 2018

Palliative Care Just as Important as Treating Ovarian Cancer

Palliative care is NOT the same as hospice care, and its focus is on symptom management of a serious disease. It is provided at any stage of disease and is provided while curative treatment is being sought.

This article from CureToday explains why seeking palliative care for symptom management  of the physical and emotional consequences of treatment to enhance one's quality of life is just as important as seeking chemotherapy.

To read more about the impact on palliative care while undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer, follow this link.

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