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Myth: We can tailor palliative care to match life expectancy. Reality: No we can't†
Version of Record online: 19 APR 2010
Copyright © 2010 American Cancer Society
Volume 116, Issue 13, pages 3078–3079, 1 July 2010
How to Cite
Hartsell, W. F. (2010), Myth: We can tailor palliative care to match life expectancy. Reality: No we can't. Cancer, 116: 3078–3079. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25118
See referenced original article on pages 3251-6, this issue.
- Issue online: 18 JUN 2010
- Version of Record online: 19 APR 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 15 JAN 2010
- Manuscript Received: 29 NOV 2009
The goal of palliative therapy is to palliate, not to cure. For the best palliative results for our patients (and their caregivers), this should be done as rapidly as possible.