Palliative Care

Palliative care is a type of health care for patients and families facing life-threatening illness. Palliative is designed to reduce distress, provide support and comfort, and to help achieve the best possible quality of life. 
 

Palliative care

 

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Palliative care directory information
 
Want to talk with someone about your loved one’s diagnosis? You can talk with an information specialist, one-on-one for free. Call 1-855-PCC-INFO (1-855-722-4636) or email support@prostatecancer.ca
 
For more information on palliative care visit Canadian Virtual Hospice’s website at www.virtualhospice.ca 




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