Journal of Medicine and the Person

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 132–133

Simultaneous care: integration between medical oncology and supportive care



The simultaneous care setting is the early incorporation of supportive care for patients being treated for malignancies. With this therapeutic approach the best choice of treatment for individual patients can be shared with other professionals, and patient’s quality of life and family distress can be dramatically improved.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oncologia MedicaAzienda Sanitaria Provinciale di Vibo ValentiaVibo ValentiaItaly

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