[Palliative care in advanced cancer. A 7-year experience at the Dr. Juan I. Menchaca Civil Hospital of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico].

Abstract

We describe 7 years of experience in terminal cancer care provided by a multi-professional palliative care team. A total of 995 persons requested our services during this period. We included 649 patients for whom we had sufficient information for this study. Average age was 58 years; 60.2% patients were female, whereas 39.7% were male. Underlying disease… (More)

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