|Posted on 12/7/2018 6:18:00 AM.|
Advanced cancer patients
are a lot better off receiving palliative care, where treating symptoms is the
focus, than traditional treatments, according to a new study by Tulane.
Graduate student Laura Perry says the research, led by Tulane Assistant Professor
Michael Hoerger, could inspire a new norm for patients with severe prognoses.
|Tulane University, palliative care, cancer treatment|
|Posted on 3/17/2017 4:55:00 AM.|
A Tulane study finds cancer patients are more likely to receive palliative care after learning more about it. Researcher Michael Hoerger authored the study and says there are a lot of misconceptions about palliative care. He says the purpose of this study is to dispel some of the rumors.
|Michael Hoerger, Tulane, palliative care, hospice care|