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Improving Palliative Care for Cancer

Improving Palliative Care for Cancer( )
Author: National Cancer Policy Board,
National Research Council,
Institute of Medicine,
Editor: Gelband, Hellen
Foley, Kathleen M.
ISBN:978-0-309-17068-0
Publication Date:Sep 2001
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $43.99
Book Description:

In our society’s aggressive pursuit of cures for cancer, we have neglected symptom control and comfort care. Less than one percent of the National Cancer Institute’s budget is spent on any aspect of palliative care research or education, despite the half million people who die of cancer each year and the larger number living with cancer and its symptoms. Improving Palliative Care for Cancer examines the barriersâ€"scientific, policy, and...
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Book Details
Pages:344
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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