Patient Quality of Life Actions

Minnesota

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.

Wyoming

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.

National

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

Kansas

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.

Kentucky

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...

New Mexico

Legislation to expand access and awareness of palliative care, which will ease the pain, nausea, anxiety and other symptoms caused by cancer, is being considered by the House of Representatives. Let your lawmaker know that cancer patients and theri families need access to this type of coordinated care!

Tennessee

· Create a State Task Force on Palliative Care and Quality of Life, to promote patient-centered and family-focused palliative care in Tennessee. · Palliative care improves the quality of life of cancer patients and cancer survivors, saving lives and reducing health care costs

Tennessee

Thank you Sen. Hensley and Rep. Kumar for sponsoring a bill to establish a palliative care task force.

Tennessee

· Create a State Task Force on Palliative Care and Quality of Life, to promote patient-centered and family-focused palliative care in Tennessee. · Palliative care improves the quality of life of cancer patients and cancer survivors, saving lives and reducing health care costs