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What's the difference between a curative and a palliative treatment course?

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Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice
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In brief: Disease vs Symptom

The curative course treats the underlying disease with the goal of a cure.
The palliative treatment course treats the underlying symtpom with the goal of symptom relief.

In brief: Disease vs Symptom

The curative course treats the underlying disease with the goal of a cure.
The palliative treatment course treats the underlying symtpom with the goal of symptom relief.
Dr. Foster Carr
Dr. Foster Carr
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Cure vs palliative.

The intent of curative treatment is to eradicate or conquer the medical issue in question.
The intent of palliative treatment is to provide symptom relief when someone has an incurable illness.

In brief: Cure vs palliative.

The intent of curative treatment is to eradicate or conquer the medical issue in question.
The intent of palliative treatment is to provide symptom relief when someone has an incurable illness.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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