Palliative Care is specialized care that focuses on the whole person. It recognizes that people living with an illness such as cancer need expert symptom management, as well as spiritual and emotional support.
The Palliative Care team works with your physician to relieve physical, emotional and spiritual suffering so you can enjoy the best possible quality of life while dealing with your illness.
The team includes:
Palliative care assists with:
For patients in the hospital, a palliative care consult may be requested by the physician in charge. For outpatients, please call 908-237-7018 to set up an appointment.