Providing a higher quality of life for patients and families.
When a cancer patient’s health care team determines that the cancer can no longer be controlled, medical testing and cancer treatment often stop. With hospice, care continues with an emphasis on improving their quality of life and that of their loved ones.
Start in this section to get answers to some of the basic questions about cancer, such as what it is, what some of the common signs and symptoms are, and how many people it affects.
Basic information about what Cancer is and definitions of common terms.
Cancer is a complex group of diseases with many possible causes. In this section you can learn more about the known causes of cancer, including genetic factors; lifestyle factors such as tobacco use, diet, and physical activity; certain types of infections; and...
General article outlining what cancer is with a brief video.
Become a Hospice Hero
When you make a donation to The Hospice Promise Foundation, 100 percent of your donation goes directly to patients and families in need. Your generosity will make a difference in the life of another, and help ensure his or her final days are spent worry-free, surrounded by loved ones, in the peace and comfort of home.