If Cancer Treatment Isn’t an Option
For some people, treatment may focus more on controlling the symptoms rather than treating the cancer. Treatment decisions are personal, so you should weigh your feelings against the risks and benefits of available treatments. If you choose not to go through active cancer treatment, there are still ways that you can maximize your quality of life.
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Source: Cancer Support CommunityAs a caregiver for a loved one with advanced cancer, there may be a few things you want to do.
Source: National Cancer InstituteWhen dealing with advanced cancer, treatment goals may be unique and change over time. Learn about palliative care, hospice care, and clinical trials from the NCI.
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