Any person, of any age, with any type or stage of cancer can benefit from palliative care—and the earlier, the better.
We understand that both the disease itself—and the treatments—can cause suffering. Cancer symptoms might include:
Our team not only specializes in relieving these symptoms, but can also help with other situations, such as feeling overwhelmed by complicated medical information, or confusion and worry about making important treatment decisions.
The Sincera team works directly with your physician to ensure that you enjoy the best quality of life possible. In addition to helping with physical and emotional symptoms, they’ll also help you with longer-term issues like the pros and cons of various treatments and defining your own goals of care.
In a recent study, cancer patients receiving palliative care lived approximately three months longer than those who did not. (NEJM 2010 Dr. Jennifer Temel, et al)