Cancer and dementia: an exploratory study of the experience of cancer treatment in people with dementia.

@article{Courtier2016CancerAD,
  title={Cancer and dementia: an exploratory study of the experience of cancer treatment in people with dementia.},
  author={N Courtier and Rebecca Milton and Amanda L. King and Rosie Tope and Susan L. Morgan and Jane B. Hopkinson},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={
          1079-84
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Patients with comorbid cancer and dementia have poorer outcomes than those without dementia. We observe oncology teams managing patients with dementia and memory loss and explore these patients' needs and experiences of outpatient cancer services. METHODS A single site investigation of case study design to examine practices in four clinics using multi-methods of data collection: retrospective note review, observation, interviews, and recorded consultations. A framework analytic… CONTINUE READING
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