S2 Ep31: Debunking 3 Common Myths Patients with Cancer Have About Palliative Care

November 15, 2021
19 min
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S2 Ep31:  Debunking 3 Common Myths Patients with Cancer Have About Palliative Care

S2 Ep31: Debunking 3 Common Myths Patients with Cancer Have About Palliative Care

November 15, 2021
19 min
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For this episode of “The Vitals,” Oncology Nursing News spoke with Joe Contreras, MD, about 3 common myths patients have about palliative care. Dr. Contreras, chair of the Institute of Pain and Palliative Medicine, Hackensack Meridian Health, debunks these misconceptions by explaining how palliative care is a specialty, rather than a setting, of medicine, and that patients who receive this care while undergoing active treatment may achieve better outcomes.