Hospice utilization and end-of-life care in metastatic breast cancer patients at a comprehensive cancer center.

BACKGROUND Metastatic breast cancer patients have many options for therapy and may be at risk for late or absent hospice referrals, which make meaningful improvements in symptoms and quality of life difficult to achieve. OBJECTIVE We aimed to examine hospice utilization, status of patients on admission, and quality of care of patients treated for… CONTINUE READING