Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

If you have a favourite palliative care resource that doesn't appear here, suggest a resource below.

Quality of life
Choosing Wisely Canada
Choosing Wisely Canada is a campaign to help physicians and patients engage in conversations about unnecessary tests, treatments... read more...
Dignity in Care
Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care... read more...
Facing Death (Frontline documentary)
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer... read more...
How to Die Well
Published in The Huffington Post read more...
I Don’t Want Jenny To Think I’m Abandoning Her: Views On Overtreatment
A palliative care physician helps a cancer patient cope with her coming death, while her oncologist struggles to give up... read more...
Letting Go: What Should Medicine Do When It Can't Save Your Life?
Article written by a physician which highlights many common end-of-life issues. read more...
Living with a terminal illness
This brochure was created by Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health-Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations... read more...
Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness (lecture)
Leffert Lecture, December 2014, Massachusetts General Hospital, presented by Dr Diane Meir, Department of Geriatrics and... read more...
Sexuality and Cancer
This booklet has been prepared to help you understand how cancer and its treatment may affect your sexuality. Sexuality is... read more...
There is Hope
While your illness may be beyond a cure, this brief article addresses the possibility of hope. *This fact sheet was created... read more...