Influence of patients' preferences and treatment site on cancer patients' end-of-life care Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Patient Preference
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • The treatment preferences of patients with advanced cancer may play a more important role in determining the intensity of medical care received at the EOL than previously recognized. Future research is needed to determine the mechanisms by which patients' preferences for care and treatment site interact to influence EOL care.

publication date

  • October 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3670423

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.25217

PubMed ID

  • 20572030

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 4656

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 116

number

  • 19