Racial differences in predictors of intensive end-of-life care in patients with advanced cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Advance Care Planning
  • African Americans
  • Attitude to Death
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Neoplasms

abstract

  • White patients with advanced cancer are more likely than black patients with advanced cancer to receive the EOL care they initially prefer. EOL discussions and DNR orders are not associated with care for black patients, highlighting a need to improve communication between black patients and their clinicians.

publication date

  • November 20, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2792953

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2009.22.4733

PubMed ID

  • 19805675

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 5559

end page

  • 64

volume

  • 27

number

  • 33