【May 2017】1- Non-cancer Terminally Ill Patients can Benefit from Palliative Care

According to statistics, almost 40% of advanced cancer patients are receiving palliative care, but for the non-cancer patients, the percentage drops to merely 0.4%. Based on physicians’ analysis, this drop is not only because of the social stereotype to palliative care, but also because the clinical physicians have no common consensus as to what defines end of life (“EOL”).