Comprehensive Longitudinal Advanced Illness Management (CLAIM) offers patients with advanced cancer additional support to control pain and physical symptoms, improve quality of life and avoid unnecessary hospitalizations.
About Penn Palliative Care
Palliative Care at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia provides comprehensive medical and holistic supportive services to patients of all ages and at any stage of a serious illness. Palliative care is available to patients who are continuing aggressive treatment or life-prolonging therapies. It provides patients with an extra layer of support to create the best possible quality of life for patients and their families.
Palliative care services offered by Penn Medicine include:
- Care at home, in assisted living facilities and nursing homes
- Inpatient consultation provided by a palliative care team
- Outpatient clinic services