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Physiotherapy: Improving quality of life for palliative care patients

Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre in Pune, in the state of Maharashtra in India, has provided free inpatient and home care for cancer patients and their families since 1997. Dr Mugdha Vaidya, the physiotherapist at Cipla, describes one of … Continue reading

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How physiotherapy helps with cachexia: Reflections on an EAPC Young Researcher Award

Dr Matthew Maddocks, National Institute of Health Research Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK I recently returned from the 7th EAPC World Research Congress complete with an Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care, which was presented as part … Continue reading

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Healing through compassionate leading in Spain: New president for SECPAL

As a membership organisation, the European Association for Palliative Care is proud of its strong relationship with its members, both member associations and individual members, across Europe and beyond. Today, we’ve invited newly elected president, Dr JP Leiva, to introduce … Continue reading

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BreathEase: German study shows improvements in patients’ mastery of breathlessness and quality of life

Only 55 days to #EAPC2020 … The 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care which, for the first time ever, will take place online. Plenary and invited talks and free communication sessions will be pre-recorded and … Continue reading

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What works?: Effective and evidence-based management of pain in people with advanced cancer

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO PRESENT THIS MONTH’S ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE – THE OFFICIAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF THE EAPC Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Palliative Medicine’, chooses an article that readers may find particularly interesting or useful and invites the … Continue reading

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