Improvements in treatment mean that many more patients are living longer with cancer, leading to the new challenge of ensuring they’re able to live well. This presentation outlines the symptoms commonly experienced by patients during and after treatment for various cancers. It then details how holistic supportive care can be used alongside conventional therapies, drawing from various traditions to treat the whole person and achieve the best result for each patient.
- Understand the enhanced supportive care model for cancer patients
- Know the causes of the various types of pain experienced by cancer patients, as well as how these can be treated outside of pharmacotherapy
- Learn how to take a comprehensive medical history to determine the causes of cancer-related fatigue, as well as the efficacy of non-pharmacological treatments
- Identify the most efficacious treatments for peripheral neuropathy from various causes
Video Lecture (25 mins of CPD)
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