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Palliative Care

Palliative care is focused on improving the quality of life for people living with a serious illness like cancer. People with cancer may receive palliative care at any time from the point of diagnosis, throughout treatment, and beyond. The information here will help you learn more about palliative care.

Understanding Palliative Care

Palliative care helps patients and caregivers manage the symptoms of cancer and side effects of cancer treatment. Learn more about palliative care in this guide.

Managing Treatments and Side Effects

Find information about dealing with the side effects of cancer and cancer treatment, as well as what to consider if a treatment isn't working.