Palliative care is a medical specialty that helps patients and their families live as well as possible when faced with a life-threatening illness such as cancer. Join Dr. Vicki Jackson as she provides a general overview of palliative care, the services offered at Mass General Cancer Center, and how they can benefit patients and families when cancer has touched their lives.

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Speaker: Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH

Attend the Free Event on Zoom:

This online program is free and open to Mass General staff, patients and the general public. No registration needed.

Have Questions About the Topic? Please submit questions you may have before the program to, so that the speaker may address them during the session.

This program is a collaboration between the Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center and Mass General Cancer Center.

For questions about any of the programs, email the Blum Center at or call 617-724-7352.