Oncology & Cancer

For leukemia patients, transfusion needs may delay hospice care

Toward the end of life, some leukemia patients depend on blood transfusions to ease their suffering. Unfortunately, the likelihood that transfusions won't be accessible through hospice care appears to be pose a significant ...

Health

Hospice care is short and may start later than needed

Older adults are admitted to hospice for short duration despite experiencing symptoms months prior to the end of life, according to a Yale-led study. The finding highlights the need for earlier hospice admission or other ...

Health

Bringing precision to Medicare cancer care

Medicare policies governing cancer patients' end-of-life care are based on generalized statistics—such as average survival time and treatment costs—that often fail to reflect the variety of experiences across patient ...

page 2 from 11