Pain and Palliative Care: What the Future Holds

Published Online: Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Kathleen M. Foley, MD, attending neurologist in the Pain and Palliative Care Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, talks about the assessment and treatment of pain in cancer patients, as well as developing policies for pain and palliative care worldwide.

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