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Cancer Supportive Care Spotlight

IP Blog | Dave Melin | November 9, 2016

cancer supportive care handsThis week in health care trends, our cancer supportive care spotlight features videos and resources for physicians, providers and clinical staff, and; palliative care from one patient’s perspective.

CAPC Videos & Podcasts

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) hosts an abundance of resources for providers of supportive care.

Types of Cancer-Related Nausea and Vomiting

This informational piece from the National Cancer Institute shows the findings from Supportive Care research that indicates how interventions, such as medicine and other therapies can improve a patient’s quality of life, prevent, and relieve suffering during cancer therapy.

What If We Treated End-of-Life Wishes Like Allergies?

In this article from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement we learn how end-of-life wishes are important pieces of information frequently overlooked in a patient’s chart.

Palliative Care Changed My Quality of Life

When four-time cancer survivor Janice Feenstra was diagnosed with an incurable, but treatable cancer, she was hopeful and ready to endure chemotherapy and radiation to keep the cancer under control.

How Clinicians Should to Talk to CLL Patients About Their Hope and Expectations

In this video from OncologyTube, one physician shares his thoughts on how patients should be spoken to regarding their prognosis and care plan.


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