ASCO Answers Palliative Care: A Resource for Patients


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The ASCO Answers Palliative Care booklet shows how palliative care is used to manage symptoms and side effects; help with practical concerns; address spiritual questions; and support caregivers, family, and friends. Readers will find:

  • Practical advice on how to access palliative care services
  • Questions to ask the health-care team
  • A list of national organizations that provide assistance
  • A dictionary of important terms in palliative care.

Help your patients better understand their prognosis and goals of treatment, clarify their expectations, and maintain their quality of life.

Order ASCO Answers Palliative Care booklets (available in packs of 50 or 125) for your practice at www.cancer.net/estore. ASCO members save 20% and receive free domestic shipping. ■

© 2017. American Society of Clinical Oncology. All rights reserved.



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