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2005 California Health Interview Survey

September 30, 2008

Presents survey results on the health conditions and needs, health behaviors, and sources of medical care of adults, adolescents, and children in California. Analyzes data by demographics, income, and insurance status and highlights changes from 2003.

Cancer Control: Knowledge into Action, Palliative Care

October 2, 2007

It is estimated that, worldwide, there are millions of cancer patients in need of palliative care. With careful planning of cancer palliative care within a comprehensive cancer control plan, a large proportion of advanced cancer patients could be relieved from their suffering and the quality of their lives could be improved significantly. This practical guide for programme managers provides information on how to implement effective palliative care for cancer, with a particular focus on community-based care.