Palliative care has evolvedtobeanintegral part of comprehensive cancer carewith thegoal of early intervention toimprove quality of life and patient outcomes. The NCCN Guidelines for Palliative Care provide recommendations to help the primary oncology team promote the best quality of life possible throughout the illness trajectory for each patient with cancer. The NCCN Palliative Care Panel meets annually to evaluate and update recommendations based on panel members' clinical expertise and emerging scientific data. These NCCN Guidelines Insights summarize the panel's recent discussions and highlights updates on the importance of fostering adaptive coping strategies for patients and families, and on the role of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions to optimize symptom management.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network|
|State||Published - Jul 2021|
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