Moral distress levels vary with perceived use of care; higher levels of distress seen with less frequent use.
A prospective cohort study sought to evaluate the impact of including a nurse geriatric assessment and input from an OMT in treatment decision-making for older patients with cancer.
The 90-day mortality rates for several complex cancer surgeries were higher when they were performed at affiliate locations as opposed to flagship hospitals.
A new study gives a comprehensive picture of patient quality of life before and after salvage transplant.
Researchers argue that palliative care integration into treatment regimens contribute to improving the quality of life for patients in phase 1 clinical trials.
Will “cure-seeking behavior” for terminally ill children with cancer interfere with the integrated delivery of palliative care?
A recent Lancet Oncology Commission laid out why oncology and palliative care should be integrated and how to achieve successful integration despite barriers.
The adjusted OR for receiving any treatment was 0.33 among patients living in an area where at least 20% of the population was below the poverty line.
Availability of important services and adequacy of care are among the factors explaining low numbers of patients with hematologic cancers being referred for hospice care.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline on the integration of palliative care into standard oncology care has been updated.