KNDU/NBC TV "Living Well" Show: Dr. Lawenda Discusses How He Manages Cancer Pain (June 16, 2017) https://vimeo.com/222211611 ... [Read More]
Palliative Care and Hospice
In this section, you will learn the important differences between palliative care and hospice. You will also learn how and when they might fit into the care of those with cancer.
Hospice Care: As an oncologist, I recognize that there comes a time when aggressive cancer treatments are no longer effective for those with a terminal-illness.
The goal of hospice care is to enable patients to continue an alert, pain-free life and to manage other symptoms so that their last days may be spent with dignity and quality, surrounded by their loved ones. "You matter because of who you are. You ... [Read More]