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The palliative care team supports the medical, social, and emotional needs of patients, their families, and caregivers. Through collaboration with a patient’s health care team, palliative care providers help with:
Is appropriate at any stage of a serious illness such as cancer, heart disease, lung disease liver disease and dementia.
Should be provided to patients undergoing curative or life-prolonging treatments.
Is available for any age group.
Uses a team-based approach to address your physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs.
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Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.