Chemotherapy Use in the Months Before Death and Estimated Costs of Care in the Last Week of Life Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Mass Screening
  • Mood Disorders

abstract

  • Chemotherapy for end-stage cancer patients is associated with higher estimated EOL care costs. Given evidence of limited benefit and potential harm of chemotherapy for end-stage cancer patients, the cost-effectiveness of such care is questioned and further study warranted.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4875864

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.12.323

PubMed ID

  • 26899821

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