The Resource Improving palliative care : we can take better care of people with cancer, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies

Improving palliative care : we can take better care of people with cancer, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies

Label
Improving palliative care : we can take better care of people with cancer
Title
Improving palliative care
Title remainder
we can take better care of people with cancer
Statement of responsibility
Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies
Contributor
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a society, we have made amazing gains in being able to detect and treat cancer. Even so, about half the people who are told by their doctors that they have cancer will die within a few years. This means that every year about one million people find out that they have cancer and are treated, and about one-half million people die of cancer nationwide. So far, most cancer research and treatment has focused on trying to cure cancer. There hasn't been much attention paid to other important issues, such as pain control and taking care of other troubling symptoms. Now more and more people are aware that there are cancer care needs beyond just trying to cure it. Attention is now being paid to helping people with cancer cope better with the problems that may arise when people are being treated or as they approach death
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Cataloging source
DNLM
Dewey number
616.99/406
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC271.P33
LC item number
I47 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Improving palliative care : we can take better care of people with cancer, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies
Publication
Note
  • Based on Improving palliative care for cancer / Kathleen M. Foley and Hellen Gelband, editors ; National Cancer Policy Board, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council. c2001
  • Title from PDF cover
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54000348
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 PDF file (20 pages))
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309526340
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b24296417
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54000348
  • pebcs0309089840

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