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Story Updated: Dec 10, 2010

Dr. Francine Rainone discusses palliative medicine.
The doctor discusses comprehensive treatment for chronic advanced illness.

For more on Dr. Rainone and new cancer treatments, visit the Lourdes Regional Cancer Center experts page.

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Dawn said on Wednesday, Apr 13 at 7:17 PM

I have crps and rsd, This area has no idea what this is and needs to be more informed.Ii was treated poorly in this area for it. All they think i am is a med junky, and I am not! I have been dealing with this for 4 years and know more about this nerve damage then the doctors in this area. I think the doctors should read up more on the new kinds of chronic illnesses than push people away. Thank you

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