Care at the End of Life for Advanced Cancer Patients (ASCO)
Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Procedures
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Most recent update: 07/23/2014
Sometimes, even with the best care, cancer continues to spread. Although it is hard to accept, the best thing for you at that point may be to stop treatment for the cancer and get care to keep you comfortable and out of pain.