All of the proceeds benefited Children's Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition and its goal to improve care for critically ill children.
Chemotherapy also can ease the symptoms of cancer (palliative chemotherapy), helping some patients have a better quality of life.
There are also drugs that offer palliative care - treating the symptoms of migraines as they arise.
In advanced metastatic cancer when cure is unlikely, palliative surgery aims at reducing symptoms.
Persons in severe pain from terminal cancer are often prescribed narcotics as palliative care.
Treatment is entirely palliative; as of 2004, there was no effective antiviral treatment.
Intravenous narcotics may also be used for palliative care, to relieve the pain of patients diagnosed with terminal cancer.
The true palliative of famine is to be found in the improvement of methods of transport, which make it possible rapidly to convey food from one district to another.
In the long run, however, even this palliative ceased to work; and accordingly on June 5 1917 a new stiffening of the standing orders was voted, which sufficed in effect during the later period of the Parliament.
A good palliative is sweet oil; this will allay any corrosive irritation of the throat and stomach, and at the same time cause vomiting.