Two Part Series on Understanding Palliative Care for Cancer Patients

November 1, 2021

Palliative care is an incredibly important approach that improves the quality of life for patients with life-threatening illnesses.

In this two part series Dr. Josef Hannah, Palliative Medical Doctor at Stanford Health Care, and Ilene Kaminsky, patient advocate, healing circles practitioner, and writer and blogger at, will address palliative care and how this approach can help during a cancer diagnosis.

The first part will focus on defining palliative care and how to access it and the second part will focus on the benefits of palliative care for cancer patients.

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