Early supportive medication use and end-of-life care among Medicare beneficiaries with advanced breast cancer

@article{Check2016EarlySM,
  title={Early supportive medication use and end-of-life care among Medicare beneficiaries with advanced breast cancer},
  author={Devon K Check and Donald Lee Rosenstein and Stacie B. Dusetzina},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={3463-3472}
}
A randomized controlled trial of cancer patients has linked early supportive care with improved hospice use and less-aggressive end-of-life care. In practice, the early use of supportive interventions and potential impact on end-of-life care are poorly understood. We sought to describe early use of medications to treat common breast cancer symptoms (pain… CONTINUE READING