Integrating an Early Palliative Approach Into Advanced Colorectal Cancer Care

This is a clinical practice guideline for patients with advanced colorectal cancer. The guideline aims to improve the quality of life for these patients by integrating an early palliative care approach into advanced cancer care. Topics of interest include illness comprehension and coping, symptoms and functional status, advance care planning as well as patient’s preferred method of decision making, and coordination of care.