Palliative Care: How It Can Improve Your Survivorship Experience

Learn how palliative care can be provided alongside curative treatment to improve a survivor’s quality of life & how to find a specialist.

Presented by Karin Porter-Williamson, MD, FAAHPM, The University of Kansas Healthcare System

In this video, Dr. Porter-Williamson discusses:

  • Palliative care which is specialized medical care for people facing a serious illness—any age and stage—and can be provided alongside curative treatment
  • What a palliative care team does
  • Benefits of palliative care
  • How to find a palliative care specialist

This video is a recording of the workshop conducted at the 2018 Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Survivorship Symposium. It is a 35-minute presentation followed by a 10 minute Q & A session.

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