ASCO Answer’s new Palliative Care booklet teaches patients and their families about this specialized area of medicine, explaining the difference between palliative care and hospice care and how palliative care is more than receiving a drug to ease physical symptoms. The booklet also includes questions to ask your health-care team, as well as a list of organizations that provide more information and support.
Copies can be purchased at www.cancer.net/estore. ASCO members receive a 20% discount, and shipping is free. ■
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