Aimed to improve the quality of life by relieving pain and symptoms of disease but not intended to alter its course.
Therapy aimed at relieving symptoms but not expected to cure the cancer. The main purpose of palliative treatment is to improve the patient's quality of life.
Treatment that relives symptoms but does not cure.
To palliate a disease is to treat it or the symptoms providing relief, but not necessarily a cure. Palliation is sometimes called symptomatic treatment.
therapy that relieves symptons, such as pain but does not aleter the disease
Therapy that helps ease pains, but not cure the disease. Offers patient a better quality of life.
Medical care which aims to reduce the symptoms without curing the patient
Treatment aimed at the relief of pain and symptoms of disease but not intended to cure the disease.
means treatment and comfort measures directed toward relief of symptoms, and pain management rather than treatment to cure.
Cancer treatments administered to control symptoms (such as pain) rather than to cure cancer.
Treatment given to control symptoms such as pain and sickness, rather than to cure.
Any Treatment given, on Advice or General Advice, for the purpose of offering temporary relief of symptoms. Palliative Treatment is not given to cure the Medical Condition causing the symptoms.
Some form of medical treatment to relieve pain and/or symptoms when a cure is no longer feasible.
Treatment designed to provide relief from a disease or condition (e.g., to provide comfort or reduce pain), but not to cure the disease or condition.
Treatment that works to reduce or remove the symptoms of a disease without curing the underlying disease.
Treatment whose goal is patient comfort rather than cure.
therapy that relieves symptoms, such as pain, but does not alter the course of the disease. Its primary purpose is to improve the quality of life.
Treatment that relieves symptoms, such as pain, but is not expected to cure the disease. The main purpose is to improve the patient's quality of life.
(pal-e-uh-tive) : Therapy that relieves symptoms, such as pain or blockage of urine flow, but is not expected to cure the cancer. Its main purpose is to improve the patient's quality of life.
Non invasive relief of irritating conditions
the use of medical remedies to relieve pain, symptoms, and/or prevent further complications, rather than to cure.
controlling the symptoms of a disease rather than curing it. pelvic lymph node dissection - surgical removal of some lymph glands for dissection to determine if the cancer has spread.
A treatment not expected to provide a cure. Palliative treatments focus on the comfort of the patient and relief of symptoms.
Treatment that does not alter the course of a disease, but improves the quality of life.
Therapy aimed at relieving symptoms, not aimed at cure.
Treatment that relieves pain and symptoms of disease but does not cure the disease.
Treatment to alleviate symptoms without curing the disease.
Temporary therapy to reduce pain rather than complete cure.
Treatment designed to relieve or control symptoms rather than to cure disease.
Treatment for cancer that will control symptoms or problems from the cancer, but is not expected to cure or control the disease. Compare this to active treatment.
Treatment that aims not to cure a patient but to relieve symptoms.