Dr. Jennifer Mack led a first of its kind study that examines end-of-life care for people ages 15
Tags: ChildhoodCancer, EndOfLife
Drs. Susan Block, Atul Gawande and Rachelle Bernacki were mentioned for the randomized study performed at Dana-Farber examining how closely the wishes of a group of the sickest patients are honored during end-of-life care.
Dr. Atul Gawande is among Dana-Farber physicians and patients featured in Frontline’s new film, Being Mortal, which explores the relationships between doctors and patients at the end of life.
Alexi Wright’s research on the use of hospice in the final days of
ovarian cancer has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Tags: EndOfLife, OvarianCancer
Dr. Alexi Wright led a study that found increasing the use of hospice in the final days of ovarian cancer does not offset intensive end-of-life care in older women.
“Being Mortal” documentary is based on Dr. Atul Gawande’s book “Being Mortal,”
and follows several Dana-Farber patients through the final stages of life.
Shannon Harrington, PhD, participated in a study showing a patient's race and ethnicity dramatically influenced their preferences about the care they receive at the end of their lives.
Tags: chemotherapy, EndOfLife, CopingWithCancer
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