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Palliative cancer care gives people with cancer additional physical and emotional support. The focus of palliative care is to improve quality of life and provide comfort and pain relief for people facing a terminal cancer diagnosis, recovering from cancer, or undergoing cancer treatment.
At Dignity Health, we know a cancer diagnosis can place tremendous emotional and physical stress on our patients. The cancer care team at our the Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center specializes in providing comfort and support for all of our patients. If you’re in need of palliative cancer care in Arizona, Find a Doctor near you today or call 844.214.5236 (8222).
Palliative care services often include:
Palliative cancer care can take place in your home, a hospital, a long-term care facility, or a nursing home. Palliative care is different than hospice care. It can be delivered at the same time as conventional, life-saving cancer therapies. Members of your palliative cancer care team may include:
Palliative cancer care can ease symptoms and provide comfort under the following situations:
Dignity Health offers specialized cancer care, including palliative care in Arizona.