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Palliative Therapy

Also called: Palliative Care

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If you've been diagnosed with a serious, long-lasting disease or with a life-threatening illness, palliative care can make your life -- and the lives...
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Originally, palliative care was developed for people with terminal illness. But within the past decade, it has become a medical specialty that...
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You may start palliative care at any stage of your illness, even as soon as you receive a diagnosis and begin treatment. You don't have to wait until...
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Many hospitals have groups or organized therapeutic activities for the siblings of seriously ill children. Caregivers also refer families to...
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First, ask your primary care doctor for a referral to palliative care. Remember: you don't have to give up your relationship with your regular...
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These national resources can help you to locate palliative care programs and providers in your area: Getpalliativecare.org  National Hospice...
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Center to Advance Palliative Care The center, based at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, has a mission to increase availability of...
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