In this Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Ambereen Mehta and Dr Nathan Gray from the Palliative Care Program at Johns Hopkins… Read More »Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Palliative Care
In this Kimmel in DC podcast, Dr Ashwani Rajput speaks with Claire Oppert, a musician, teacher and therapist, about her work playing the cello for… Read More »Kimmel in DC with Dr. Ashwani Rajput – The Healing Power of Music
Oncologists who practice and teach at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center are calling on medical oncology training programs to invest substantially more time educating… Read More »Cancer Doctors Call for More Training in Palliative Care and Delivery of ‘Bad News’
In the latest On Target podcast, Dr Akila Viswanathan is joined by Dr Sara Alcorn to discuss the treatment of sarcoma and explain the use… Read More »On Target with Dr. Akila Viswanathan – Sarcoma and Palliative Radiation
Patients with advanced cancer should see a dedicated palliative care team composed of a doctor, advanced practice nurse, social worker and chaplain starting early in… Read More »Advanced Cancer Patients Should Receive Palliative Care Soon After Diagnosis, Guidelines Suggest
Palliative care isn’t just for cancer patients. The palliative care team can support your family and caregivers as well as you during your cancer treatment.… Read More »What does palliative care during my cancer treatment do for my family caregivers?
While pain relief is important, relief of other symptoms such as nausea, fatigue and shortness of breath also may be a part of your palliative… Read More »Does palliative care help me with more than cancer pain?
When you’re a cancer patient, every day matters. To ease your symptoms and stress, you may receive palliative care, if appropriate, right from the time… Read More »When can I receive palliative care during my cancer treatment?
When you’re considering palliative care as part of your cancer treatment, consider these criteria for deciding whether it’s right for you. How severe is your illness?… Read More »How do I decide whether to seek palliative care as a cancer patient?
According to experts at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, palliative care is “ease without curing.” Its focus is improving the quality of life for… Read More »What is palliative care and what does it mean for me as a cancer patient?