Up-Front Palliative Care Consultation Associated With Better Outcomes in Advanced Cancer

Elisa Becze BA, ELS, Editor
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Optimal timing for the initiation of specialist palliative care has not been determined. In a study, researchers created a supportive oncology inpatient service that integrates up-front palliative care consultation for certain patients with advanced cancer and compared it to those receiving usual oncologic care with on-demand palliative care consultation. The study’s findings were presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting.

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