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Terminal Cancer Patients Live Longer at Home (Japanese Study)

A new study published in the journal Cancer highlights data showing cancer patients who are terminally ill live longer at home than in than a hospital palliative care setting. The study included 2,069 patients: 1,582 hospitalized patients vs 487 home bound patients.  Those patients with home palliative care had a median survival time of 67 days, twice as long as those with hospital care at 33 days.

https://acsjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/cncr.29844

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