From Cultural Safety to Anti-Racism: Reflections on Addressing Inequities in Palliative Care

A palliative approach to care is cost-effective for the healthcare system and results in improved quality of life for patients and their loved ones. However, structurally vulnerable populations have greater difficulty accessing equitable and culturally safe palliative care. This commentary explores successes and ongoing gaps in providing culturally safe and anti-racist palliative care, and advocates for an approach that is grounded in equity, justice, and human rights.

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Current Oncology