Patient Quality of Life Actions


Palliative care improves the quality of life for cancer patients and their families by treating the person as well as the disease, at any age and any stage in treatment. We need Minnesota lawmakers to create a state advisory committee on palliative care to improve access to this kind of care.


Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with a serious illness, including cancer. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of their illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.


This legislation will train and better prepare more doctors, nurses and social workers to provide critical services to cancer patients and survivors.


In Kansas this year, 14,530 people will be diagnosed with cancer. Let's support them in their fight with legislation to improve their quality of life.


Improve the quality of life for cancer patients by asking your legislators to make palliative care more accessible.


Many cancer patients struggle with confusion about treatment options, how to get relief from pain, and how to cope with a cancer diagnosis. Palliative care can give patients and their families a sense of control, relief from the side effects of treatment, and useful coping skills necessary in order to...


Not everyone can travel to Nashville. This is an opportunity to participate in Day at the Capitol from wherever you are! Tell your legislator even though you could not make it to the capitol, you want them to take action to make cancer a top priority.