Palliative care is a specialized stream of medicine which cares for patients with advanced cancer and other serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illnesses whatever the diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work together with a patients oncologists to provide an extra layer of support.
Palliative care focuses on symptoms such as pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping and depression. It also helps you gain the strength to carry on with daily life. It improves your ability to tolerate medical treatments. And it helps patients have more control over his or her care by improving your understanding of various choices for treatment available.
At Asian Cancer Institute our team endeavors to provide a Holistic approach to patient care by using a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified and trained professionals. Using their national and international experience to provide best standard of care in the country in Palliative care.
The Pain Clinic is again a highly specialized clinic which will cater to patients who are suffering from Chronic Pain due to both cancer and non-cancer conditions. Our team consist of the senior most Pain specialists of the country and our clinic which is well equipped with all the required equipment’s can handle the most chronic malignant and non malignant condition.