Heart Failure Patients May Suffer Similarly To Advanced Cancer Patients

Friday, May 2, 2008 - 10:28 in Health & Medicine

Researchers compared 60 heart failure outpatients to 30 outpatients with advanced cancer being treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital or Bayview Medical Center. Researchers found that heart failure outpatients suffer many of the same symptoms as advanced cancer patients and may need the same level of supportive or palliative care.

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