Redwing Keyssar, Caring.com Expert


Redwing Keyssar coordinates the Palliative Care Program for Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco.


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My father has bladder cancer and he no longer want to eat or drink. Is there anything we can do? — Apr 18, 2008
Loss of appetite is a common side effect of both cancer and cancer treatment. It can also be a sign that a patient is nearing the end of his life and is ready to begin lett...
How do we decide when to stop chemotherapy that's not working? — Sep 16, 2007
This is a very hard conversation to have, when the doctor acknowledges that cancer treatment is no longer achieving results. You and your father have to weigh the negative ...
How can I get the doctor to be more responsive when my mother has side effects from chemotherapy? — Sep 06, 2007
I hear this question all the time from family members, because so often we don't have a personal relationship with our doctors anymore. As a caregiver, you are your parent'...
Does guided imagery really control cancer-related pain? — Aug 30, 2007
For many people, yes. Such complementary therapies can be extremely useful when helping a patient live with cancer pain, and in my experience guided meditation -- also call...