Palliative Care

A patient suffers opioid-induced constipation (OIC).

Elobixibat Effective, Safe Palliative Care for Cancer-Related Chronic Constipation

For patients with cancer and chronic constipation, elobixibat was shown to be safe and effective during an observational study, the results of which were published in The Oncologist. Chronic constipation affects up to 87% of patients with cancer receiving palliative care and has been associated with reduced quality of life and extreme discomfort. To address…

Palliative Care in Cancer (Fact Sheet)

What is palliative care? Palliative care is care given to improve the quality of life of patients who have a serious or life-threatening disease, such as cancer. Palliative care is an approach to care that addresses the person as a whole, not just their disease. The goal is to prevent or treat, as early as…

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