Australia – Australian Ageing Agenda
The importance of palliative care in residential and community aged care, and its role in ensuring person-centered care, will be discussed at an upcoming conference.
UK – Wales Online
Jamie Roberts and Mark Mark Colbourne joined several other celebrities at Ty Hafan to mark Children’s Hospice Week.
US – Plos
To examine how palliative medicine doctors engage patients in end-of-life (hereon, EoL) talk. To examine whether the practice of “eliciting and responding to cues”, which has been widely advocated in the EoL care literature, promotes EoL talk.
US – Medical Xpress
The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has developed guidelines for the management and palliative care of women with invasive cervical cancer. The clinical practice guideline was published online May 25 in the Journal of Global Oncology.
Canada – Life Site
The Liberal government’s controversial Bill C-14 legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide passed third reading Tuesday night by a vote of 186 to 137, and now heads to the Senate.
US – Independent Record
With all due respect to your local car dealer, the medical marijuana law of 2004 and the industry that developed have helped thousands of Montanans.
India – The Hindu
In the developed world, due to greater awareness on cancer, patients come in for treatment during early stages, ensuring a longer quality life post treatment. In India, most patients come in for treatment during late or terminal stages, says surgical oncologist Vallam Karthik Chandra.
ehospice South Africa
Launched on the 10 October 2015 at Threads Project in Woodstock, the Butterfly Box project continues to soar.
A new study published in BMC Neurology has found wide variation in the integration between neurology and specialist palliative care services across the UK.
Greater understanding is urgently needed given the dramatic impact of the disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only cause of death among the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.