Palliative care expands as patients learn what it offers

03/13/2013 | San Francisco Chronicle

More health systems are adding palliative care services as terminally and seriously ill patients gain a better understanding of the programs and how they differ from hospice. Gloria Romaine did not want hospice because she wanted to continue aggressive treatment for her advanced cancer, so she went into a palliative care program that helps her manage pain. "You have friends and family, you have prayers, you have modern medicine, and thank God, I have palliative care," she said.

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