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palliate

[pal-ee-ate]to relieve symptoms, such as pain, nausea, or fullness. See also palliative treatment.

Surgery for malignant mesothelioma

... of 2 reasons: To try to cure the cancer; To relieve (palliate) pain and
other symptoms caused by the tumor. Surgery to try ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-treating-surgery

Cancer Glossary

... control. palliate Search [pal-ee-ate]. to relieve symptoms, such as pain,
nausea, or fullness. See also palliative treatment. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=p

Radiation therapy for colorectal cancer

... therapy can also be given to help control rectal cancers in people who are
not healthy enough for surgery or to ease (palliate) symptoms in people ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

How is thyroid cancer treated? | American Cancer Society

... Sometimes treatment is aimed at palliating (relieving) symptoms such
as pain or problems with breathing and swallowing. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-treating-general-info

Radiation therapy for thymus cancer

... In people with advanced disease, radiation therapy can be used to help ease
(palliate) symptoms from the cancer such as shortness of breath, pain ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thymuscancer/detailedguide/thymus-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

Radiation therapy for kidney cancer

... Radiation therapy is more often used to ease (palliate) symptoms of kidney
cancer such as pain, bleeding, or problems caused by cancer spread ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/overviewguide/kidney-cancer--adult--renal-cell-carcinoma-overview-treating-radiation

Radiation therapy for small cell lung cancer

... Radiation can be used to shrink tumors to palliate (relieve) symptoms of lung
cancer such as bleeding, trouble swallowing, cough, shortness of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

Radiation therapy for bile duct cancer

... As palliative therapy: Radiation therapy is often used to palliate (relieve)
symptoms when a patient's cancer is too advanced to be cured. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-treating-radiation

Radiation therapy for kidney cancer | American Cancer ...

... Radiation therapy is more often used to palliate, or ease, symptoms of kidney
cancer such as pain, bleeding, or problems caused by cancer spread ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-treating-radiation

Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell)

... to make it easier to operate on. • To relieve (palliate) symptoms of
advanced lung cancer such as pain, bleeding, trouble ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003115-pdf.pdf