An international study sought to determine whether patients with advanced cancer found massage, aromatherapy, and/or reflexology to be effective.
This support program is designed to help women with metastatic breast cancer who are coping with a disease that has no potential for cure.
University of Michigan researchers explored the potential of self-acupressure to help women with breast cancer better manage symptoms such as fatigue, pain, and depression.
Researchers sought to identify the support networks for patients with colorectal cancer.
A review of studies investigating the safety and efficacy of integrative and complementary medicine practices sought to determine their effects on children with cancer.
In a review of data from more than 20,000 veterans, researchers determined the effects of palliative care on suicide rates among veterans with advanced lung cancer.
Results from a study on an innovative program from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, demonstrates the potential positive effects of providing hospitalized patients with brief one-on-one art lessons.
What matters most to me, who matters most to me, and what do I want in my last days? Letter-writing project is a tool for patients to communicate their wishes for their last days.
A kind gesture toward friends during their chemotherapy infusions developed into a support organization that helps patients pass the time during their treatment.
A palliative care family meeting is an opportunity for the significant players in a patient’s cancer journey to discuss the care plan. The oncology nurse has a pivotal role in ensuring the meeting effectively addresses any potential needs of the patient, caregiver, or family.