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Cancer Supportive & Survivorship Care
Fifth Dimension Care
educational information to complement surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy and improve suvivorship.
For patients who have gone through diagnosis and therapy and who are failing, hope often shifts from cure or remission to thoughts of end-of-life care, spending time with family and friends, and trying to hope for and accept a good death.
It is important to control distress and suffering symptoms, such as pain and psychological distress, with both medical and spiritual support, and maintaining goals as limited as possible for purposes of sense of well-being and meaning of life as patients transition toward end-of-life. Thus, physical symptoms need to be controlled as well as possible with optimal supportive care.
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