End-of-life care among adolescent and young adult patients with cancer living in poverty

Title

End-of-life care among adolescent and young adult patients with cancer living in poverty

Creator

Roeland E J; Lindley L C; Gilbertson-White S; Saeidzadeh S; Currie E R; Friedman S; Bakitas M; Mack J W

Identifier

Publisher

Cancer

Date

2019

Subject

adolescent; adult; article; cancer patient; cancer therapy; controlled study; female; hospice; hospital patient; human; insurance; lowest income group; male; medical record; multicenter study; palliative therapy; patient referral; poverty; retrospective study; statistical significance; terminal care; young adult

Description

Background: To the authors' knowledge, end-of-life (EOL) care outcomes among adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer who are living in poverty remain poorly understood. The primary aim of the current study was to examine the effect of poverty on EOL care for AYA patients with cancer.

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Citation List Month

Oncology 2019 List

Collection

Citation

Roeland E J; Lindley L C; Gilbertson-White S; Saeidzadeh S; Currie E R; Friedman S; Bakitas M; Mack J W, “End-of-life care among adolescent and young adult patients with cancer living in poverty,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed August 1, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/16964.

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