Impact of Radiation Therapy on Aggressive Care and Quality of Life Near Death Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Life Expectancy
  • Neoplasms

abstract

  • Targeted use of RT in end-of-life cancer care may benefit patients with good PS, but its use may adversely affect patients with poorer PS. Decisions about RT use in this setting should consider likely end-of-life outcomes based on patients' current PS.

publication date

  • January 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5385851

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.08.011

PubMed ID

  • 27720786

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 25

end page

  • 32

volume

  • 53

number

  • 1