Religiousness and spiritual support among advanced cancer patients and associations with end-of-life treatment preferences and quality of life Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Neoplasms
  • Quality of Life
  • Religion and Medicine
  • Spirituality

abstract

  • Many advanced cancer patients' spiritual needs are not supported by religious communities or the medical system, and spiritual support is associated with better QOL. Religious individuals more frequently want aggressive measures to extend life.

publication date

  • February 10, 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2515558

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2006.07.9046

PubMed ID

  • 17290065

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 555

end page

  • 60

volume

  • 25

number

  • 5