Oncology & Cancer

Racial disparities persist in multiple myeloma care, outcomes

(HealthDay)—There are persistent disparities in multiple myeloma (MM) care for non-Hispanic (NH)-Blacks and Hispanics compared with NH-Whites, according to a study published online July 18 in Leukemia & Lymphoma.

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Supporting dignity at end of life

At the end of life, people may have to rely on others for help with showering, dressing and going to the toilet. This loss of privacy and independence can be confronting and difficult.

Oncology & Cancer

Most US adults may lack knowledge about palliative care

The majority of surveyed Americans had an inadequate understanding of palliative care, and frequency of health care utilization was one determinant of knowledge, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers ...

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