This proved a palliation of his difficulty, but not a solution.
If he refrained from actual invective, he accomplished his purpose, according to Guizot, by "omission, palliation and dissimulation."
On grounds of policy and morality alike the act was quite indefensible; but it is perhaps some palliation of his perjury that it was committed to satisfy the last urgent wish of a dying man, and that he alone remained true to the nine days' queen when the others who had with him signed Edward's device deserted her.
Although PDT is licensed in several countries for palliation of malignant dysphagia, it yet has to prove itself against laser.
This is similar to response rates for other radiopharmaceuticals used for cancer pain palliation.