Palliative Care in Cancer – National Cancer Institute This webpage describes palliative care and how it can improve the quality of life of those with a serious illness
ASCO Answers: Palliative Care
This American Society for Clinical Oncology palliative care booklet educates patients on the support and care provided to all cancer patients regardless of their stage of cancer. This includes how palliative care can assist patients with symptom management and the side effects of cancer and its treatment as well maintaining their quality of life.
Pain Control: Support for People with Cancer – National Cancer Institute This 44-page booklet discusses pain control medicines and other methods to help manage pain, addresses the physical and emotional effects of pain, and includes questions to ask your health care team, a sample pain control record, and a list of resources. (July, 2012)