Supportive care can improve quality of life for people with metastatic breast cancer
Full article: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1049909119839696
Metastatic breast cancer patients have unique needs for treatment and care. Connecting patients to appropriate support services and palliative care is an area of need in health care. A recent study reported improvement in metastatic breast cancer patient quality of life and wellness with an intervention program called the Supportive, Education and Advocacy (MBC-SEA) program. (8/21/19)
Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- How do I find a palliative care specialist?
- I’m experiencing the following (e.g. pain, loss of appetite, anxiety, etc.), can a palliative care specialist help me? Does your practice have supportive services available?
- My family member or caregiver is having a difficult time coping with my diagnosis. Can a palliative care expert help them?
- What supportive services would you recommend for me?
Open Clinical Trials
The following studies are looking at palliative care for people diagnosed with cancer.:
FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.