A little over a year ago my father passed away from Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia, a rare blood cancer. At the time, I was living 13 hours away from him in a large midwestern town. I had a tremendous amount of guilt for not being closer to my family to help them through his illness. I am a full-time Palliative Care provider; I was providing this service to other families, when my family needed Palliative Care the most. With the struggles that my family went though, I wondered why there … What is Palliative Care? about What is Palliative Care?