Palliative Care Symposium

The Palliative Care Symposium brings together experts to share strategies and methods for integrating palliative care into cancer care at every point in the patient’s care. For information on patient advocate opportunities at the symposium, email For information on the symposium program and agenda, visit For patient information about palliative care as part of cancer care, visit

2015 Palliative Care Symposium

The 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium will be held from October 9-10, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Highlights for Patients:

Patients Receive Better Care When Radiation Oncologists and Palliative Care Specialists Work Together

Palliative Care: Addressing the Other Costs of Cancer Treatment

2014 Palliative Care Symposium

The inaugural meeting took place October 24-25, 2014, in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Highlights on the Cancer.Net Blog Posts from the 2014 Palliative Care Symposium

At this symposium, 7 recipients of the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Palliative Care were honored. These young researchers are working to improve the care of people living with cancer around the world. Read more about the recipients and their areas of research (PDF).