Expert Video - When would a patient with lung cancer consider “Palliative Care”?
Understanding what “Palliative care” means is very important for lung cancer patients. Palliative care are those options available to lung cancer patients that help them get the best quality of life possible. Every person is unique and needs to consider their treatment options carefully. The goal of palliative care is to minimize suffering in a very respectful and meaningful way.
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This educational activity has been developed by
A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Grants and Giving, Foundation Medicine, Genentech, Novartis, and Pfizer.
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