Hospice – Center for Palliative Care – Rocca di Papa

The facility is a certified ESMO – European Society for Medical Oncology, with the title “Designated Center of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care.”

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has, for the fifth consecutive year, awarded San Raffaele Group hospices the title “Center for Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care,” the highest award the European Society for Medical Oncologists gives to a limited number of centers considered to have the highest level of care delivered to the cancer patient.

Obtaining this prestigious certification were the hospices in Rocca di Papa and Montecompatri and Cassino. The title, which will be valid for the three-year period 2022-2024, once again rewards the growth path undertaken by the San Raffaele Group, aimed at the validation and certification of diagnostic/assistance processes that see the patient and his or her real needs at the center of everything, with a view to an increasingly patient-oriented medicine.

The winning idea was to create a real network, linking the time of chemotherapy treatment and medical care to the palliative care phase-from a geographical as well as an operational point of view-creating an integrated care network between the Medical Oncology Operating Unit of Tor Vergata University and San Raffaele.

The international recognition thus certifies the efforts made in the implementation of a program of care, now also endorsed by the scientific literature, which contemplates taking care of the patient and his or her family throughout the biological evolution of neoplastic pathology: from diagnosis to staging, from disease typing to specific therapies and then to palliative care.