CHEMOTHERAPY FOR CANCER PATIENTS – ARE WE CHOOSING WISELY?

Harefuah. 2022 May;161(5):277-281.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: The American Society of Clinical Oncology has identified non-evidence-based chemotherapy as one of the 10 most prevalent examples of futile care and has identified chemotherapy at the last month of life as a quality indicator of oncology practice.OBJECTIVES: To characterize chemotherapy treatment and the use of palliative and other healthcare services during the last year of life among cancer patients in an Israeli Health Maintenance Organization (HMO).METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted of members of Leumit Health Services (LHS) who died of cancer between 2009 and 2013. Data captured from LHS databases included: diagnosis, target drugs prescribed,…
Origen: CHEMOTHERAPY FOR CANCER PATIENTS – ARE WE CHOOSING WISELY? – PubMed

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