Xavier Gómez-Batiste, Marisa Martínez-Muñoz and Carles Blay, WHO Collaborating Centre for Palliative Care Public Health Programmes, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Spain, explain the background to their research study that has been selected as Editor’s Choice in the April issue of Palliative Medicine.
Channel News Asia
Experts in the field of paediatric palliative care in Singapore said they want more to be done for the service, through funding, facilities and training.
National Post – Canada
Canadian Dr Karen Devon and two colleagues have subtly challenged prevailing wisdom, suggesting there are times when complete openness may not be what patients want, when soft-pedalling the grim nature of an illness might be preferable to full disclosure.
A Montana veteran died just hours after fulfilling his long-time dream of travelling to Washington, D.C., and visiting the National World War II Memorial.
Australian Erica Ruck calls for greater awareness of and education about pancreatic cancer.
New Straits Times
With the rise in patients with chronic diseases in Malaysia, there is a pressing need to expand the service of palliative care and train more specialists for the task.