• How Palliative Care Helped Amy Get Back to Her Hobbies While Living with Lung Cancer

    1 month ago - By Get Palliative Care

    Amy is in her mid-40s and loves the outdoors-especially biking, hiking, and walking her dog.
    In the fall of 2018, she felt a lump on her neck, and when it did not go away, she visited her primary care doctor. After many tests, she was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer that had spread to her lymph nodes and femur. She was devastated and scared.
    A few weeks later, Amy started treatment with radiation and a medicine that helps the body's immune system fight cancer. This combination can get cancer under control but may cause side effects.
    After a month of treatment, Amy's oncologist, or...
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