Robin Wallace, ARNP, Robin Wallace, ARNP, a oncology nurse with The Everett Clinic discusses palliative care. Palliative care is supportive care which treats the patient throughout the cancer experience.
The focus is on individualized patient care because every patient experience is unique. Disease symptoms, side effects of therapy, emotional and spiritual concerns can be addressed. Our goal is to catch concerns early on during the “journey”. This allows for better symptom management, an increased ability to cope, and quality of life for patients and families.