Myths About Palliative Care Persist Among Immigrants

Major misperceptions about palliative and hospice care persist in immigrant communities, including the Indian American community, according to palliative care health professionals.

“It is a major concern that those in immigrant communities equate palliate care services with near death and end-of-life treatments,” Dr. Suresh Reddy, section chief and director of education of the Department of Symptom Control and Palliative Care at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, told India-West. More.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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