volume 2, issue 5, P407-416 2013
DOI: 10.2217/bmt.13.39
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Abstract: SUMMARY Improving breast cancer care means enhancing end-of-life care with specialized palliative care services. Palliative care embodies a holistic approach to care that focuses on symptom management of individuals with incurable diseases, whereas end-of-life care specifically focuses on a period of time, such as the last 6 months of life, where a rapid state of decline is often evident. The purpose of this article is to explore the benefits and limitations of end-of-life care provided in the hospital and co…

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