What is it about?
Cancer treatment have undergone a huge development during last decades, with improved survival and access to new treatments. Cancer treatment and acute care near end-of-life, are indicators of quality of care. This paper explores aggressiveness of care at end-of-life in two cohorts with lung or pancreatic cancers.
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Why is it important?
It is important to be precise in juding when to not start or when to stop potentially toxic cancer treatments, and give time for preparations at end-of-life.
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This page is a summary of: Health care utilization at end of life among patients with lung or pancreatic cancer. Comparison between two Swedish cohorts, PLoS ONE, July 2021, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0254673.
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