Article Abstract

Early palliative care and integration of palliative care models in modern oncology practices

Authors: Charles B. Simone II

Abstract

The current issue of Annals of Palliative Medicine features a collection of manuscripts dedicated to early palliative care (1). The guest editors for this focused issue, Jan Gaertner, Stephen Lutz and Edward Chow, who leaders of the Palliative Radiotherapy Column for Annals of Palliative Medicine (2,3), have assembled articles from leading palliative medicine physician, nurses, and allied healthcare providers for this early palliative care issue.