Many patients and their caregivers wonder about the next steps when cancer is very advanced and treatment is no longer working or has been stopped. In this section, you can find information about hospice care, what may happen when the end of life is near, and managing feelings of grief and loss.
Find answers to common questions patients and family members ask about what they may be able to expect during the last stage of life.
Hospice care provides compassionate care for people in the last phases of incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible. Learn what's included in hospice care, what to expect, and how to find the right provider.
Get general information about different advance health care directives, like health care power of attorney, living wills, do-not-resuscitate, and other agreements.
Losing a loved one to cancer can be a painful and difficult time. Learn some tips that may help as you move through the grieving process.
Find out about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that can provide certain amounts of unpaid, job-protected days off to help care for a loved one.