This section provides information on the following topics:
This article explains the importance of relieving the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatment, an approach called palliative care.
This article offers suggestions for helping you find peace and meaning as you approach the end of life.
In this article, you’ll learn about how advance directives allow you to convey your preferences about your medical care before you become unable to make those decisions.
This article includes important information on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and do not resuscitate (DNR) orders as a patient approaches the end of life.
This article helps caregivers understand what to expect and how to help as a person approaches the end of life.
This article for parents discusses palliative care, how to talk with a child about death, and how to cope as a caregiver.
This article defines hospice care services, introduces the hospice care team, and provides additional resources about hospice care.