End-of-life conversations associated with lower medical expenses

Monday, March 9, 2009 - 15:14 in Health & Medicine

Few physicians are eager to discuss end-of-life care with their patients. Yet such conversations may result in better quality of life for patients and could lower national health care expenditures for cancer care alone by tens of millions of dollars each year, according to a study led by Harvard researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.read more

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