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Palliative Care: Who Is It For and How It Can Help
Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CSTFree
Dr. Martha Twaddle, Medical Director of Palliative Care and Supportive Medicine for Northwestern Medicine and a national expert in the field, will discuss the role and value of supportive care alongside cancer treatments to increase patients’ quality of life and resiliency while in treatment. She will review outcomes of the integration of early supportive care, explain the difference between palliative care and hospice, and discuss how patients can better understand their care options.
Presented by: Martha Twaddle, MD, Northwestern Medicine