A recent study investigated the potential association between the timing of specialist palliative care consultation and indicators of aggressive care at the end of life for patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer.The study was published in Current Oncology (February 2019;26:28-36).
Palliative care consultation has been linked with less aggressive care at the end of life in multiple malignancies. However, the effect of consultation timing has not yet been fully characterized. Read more . . .