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Coping With a Life-Threatening Illness

"I'm sorry, but there's nothing more we can do." No patient wants to hear that. No doctor wants to say it. And with good reason: It isn't true. It is true that in the course of many illnesses, cure ceases to be an option. But no hope of a sure cure does not mean no hope at all. It certainly does not mean there is nothing more to be done. When you receive the information that your illness is serious, a palliative care team can help you handle the news and cope with the many questions and challenges...

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