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Sometimes Treating Pain Is As Important As Treating Disease

Amy Berman of New York City had been living with inflammatory breast cancer for about five years when, during a ride on the Q train one day in 2014, she noticed a pain in her back. Berman is a registered nurse and, at first, she thought it was a fracture. The cancer had already metastasized [...]

By |2019-09-03T12:28:46+11:00September 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

What does psychology have to offer at the end of life?

Dr Jenny Strachan is a clinical psychologist at the Marie Cure Hospice in Edinburgh. Coming from an adult metal health background, she has recently changed to working in oncology and palliative care, bringing with her a special insight into how psychology can benefit both patients and staff. Up to 20% of patients in a palliative care [...]

By |2017-03-29T12:24:45+11:00March 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments