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Excellence in Pain Management Award

The Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative Group (SCCPIG) presented the St. Joseph Hospital Palliative Care Team an "Award for Excellence in Pain Management" in October 2010. SCCPT's mission “to promote optimum pain relief for all people with cancer.”

The goals of the St. Joseph Hospital Palliative Care Team are:

  • To prevent or treat as early as possible the symptoms of a disease and side effects caused by treatment of the disease
  • To prevent or treat psychological, social and spiritual problems related to the disease or its treatment
  • To enable people with life-threatening disease to live more comfortably.