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Palliative care focuses on improving the quality of life for patients and their families through the management of symptoms, pain and stress brought on by a serious illness.
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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:
- Difficult to manage symptoms
- Advance care planning
- Decisions about transitions in care
- Education about illness and treatment options.
- 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.
Stanford Health Care is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff. We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.
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For Health Care Professionals
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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.
You may also submit a web referral or complete a referral form and fax it to 650-320-9443 or email the Referral Center at ReferralCenter@stanfordhealthcare.org.
HOW TO REFER
Email or fax a cancer referral form with supporting documentation to ReferralCenter@stanfordhealthcare.org or 650-320-9443.
- Send referrals online
- Place radiology orders
- View referral status
- Access medical records
To make an appointment, please call 650-723-4000 or you may contact your doctor for a referral.
Insurance authorization may be required.