Head of Staff of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Krmoyan, talks about palliative care developments in the country.
The New Indian Express
Even as the State Government has started work on creating daycare chemotherapy centres at the district hospitals, it is set to take cancer-care initiatives to a further level by facilitating delivery of palliative care services at the doorsteps of the patients.
The Times of India
Palliative care or pain management for cancer patients urgently needs government attention and a change in narcotics and healthcare policies.
A new treatment developed by University of Utah researcher Eric Garland has shown to not only lower pain but also decrease prescription opioid misuse among chronic pain patients.
Sunrise Rounds blog
Like war, the memories linger for cancer survivors long after the event has passed. However, unlike war, cancer is no one’s fault. When we label the quest for a cure as war, we imply that there are two sides in this battle and that there is guilt all around.
This article explores Mindfulness in general and highlights how it can help all of us to better cope with ageing and death.
Advocacy in Action
In this instalment of educational videos from the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the panel discusses what the clinicians need from the advocate community to help with palliative care and cancer care planning education.
In her Tedx appearance at York University, former Entertainment Reporter Kathy Kastner describes her journey through the development of Ability4Life and Best Endings.
The charity ‘World Cancer Child’ has raised 1.4 million pounds as part of the Financial Times’ Christmas Appeal as well as invaluable awareness around child cancer and palliative care in Africa.
New South Wales farmer David Marsh writes about his son Matthew’s life and death, of the impact of grief, and what good care can mean – from a heart surgeon, family and friends, the community.