Parkinson's patients benefit from palliative care, study finds

12/27/2012 | MedWire News (U.K.)

An assessment of patients with late-stage Parkinson's disease found they had symptom levels consistent with patients who had metastatic cancer and responded similarly to palliative care, according to a study in the journal Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. University of Toronto researchers said Parkinson's patients should be given the same palliative services as cancer patients through programs that include a neurologist working with the palliative care team.

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