Early Integration of Palliative Care for Children with High-Risk Cancer and Their Families.

  title={Early Integration of Palliative Care for Children with High-Risk Cancer and Their Families.},
  author={Erica C Kaye and Sarah E Friebert and Justin Baker},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  volume={63 4},
Despite increasing data to support pediatric palliative care (PPC) as an integral component of high-quality care for children with life-threatening conditions and their families, timely integration of PPC is offered inconsistently to children with high-risk cancer. In this review, we summarize the growing body of literature in support of early integration of PPC for children with high-risk cancer and their families, advocating that PPC principles and resources are imperative to holistic cancer… CONTINUE READING

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