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Rehabilitation in Advanced, Progressive, Recurrent Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Louise Jones, Gail FitzGerald, Baptiste Leurent, Jeffrey Round, Jane Eades, Sarah Davis, Faye Gishen, Amanda Holman, Katherine Hopkins, Adrian Tookman

Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Volume 46, Issue 3, September 2013, Pages 315–325

Editors' comments: Dr. Martin Chasen
Rehabilitation aims to improve the quality of survival, helping people adapt and lead fulfilling lives with minimum dependency regardless of life expectancy. To achieve this there are key elements viz.interdisciplinary working; maximizing comfort and minimizing dependence; coming to terms with illness; facing uncertainty and loss; setting realistic goals; rapid response to changing need; anticipation of clinical deterioration and coordination of care

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