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  • 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.

     

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  • Dr. Alexi Wright led a study that found patients with terminal cancer who fight to the very end, taking debilitating chemotherapy treatments in the last months of life, often end up dying in intensive care.

Tags: chemotherapy, EndOfLife, CopingWithCancer

  • Actress Valerie Harper, diagnosed with brain cancer, has joined the latest cast of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Dr. Karen Fasciano says end-stage cancer patients living life to the fullest has been a growing trend that's been a part of the hospice movement.

Tags: EndOfLife, PatientSupport, BrainTumors, CopingWithCancer

  • In a study led by Dr. Aileen Chen, nearly two-thirds of patients did not understand that radiation treatments intended only to ease their symptoms would not cure their disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, EndOfLife

  • A study led by Dr. Aileen Chen shows nearly two-thirds of patients with terminal lung cancer did not understand that radiation treatments intended only to ease their symptoms, but would not cure their disease.

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  • A study led by Dr. Aileen Chen shows nearly two-thirds of patients with terminal lung cancer did not understand that radiation treatments intended only to ease their symptoms, but would not cure their disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, EndOfLife

  • A study being led by Dr. Rachelle Bernacki could one day help create a guide for doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life planning.

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  • A study by Dr. Tracy Balboni shows terminally ill patients who receive spiritual support from religious communities tend to get more intensive end-of-life care.

Tags: EndOfLife, PopulationScience

  • Dr. Susan Block discussed how making a routine of the care-planning process can accustom patients to the difficult choices they soon may be faced with, such as whether to transition to hospice care.

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  • A study by Dr. Susan Dale Block found that the less money spent on medical care at the end of a person’s life resulted in a better death experience.

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