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Veteran’s Story: Palliative Care adds 6 years of life

Veteran Jim Cooper came to Palliative Care to die. Instead, he got 6 years of life.

 

For many, Palliative Care is a scary term: it equals dying and death. Few who feel this way would think of admitting themselves to a Palliative Care Program. But that’s just what Vet Jim Cooper did.

Stanford’s Palliative doctor, VJ Periakoill wants to change the perception of Palliative care, and decided to film Jim’s life over the 6 years he was her team’s patient.

Here’s his story…(click to view).

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