Identifying the palliative care needs of patients living with cerebral tumors and metastases: a retrospective analysis

@article{Gofton2012IdentifyingTP,
  title={Identifying the palliative care needs of patients living with cerebral tumors and metastases: a retrospective analysis},
  author={Teneille Emma Gofton and Jerome S. Graber and Alan C Carver},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={108},
  pages={527-534}
}
Primary tumors and metastatic involvement of the central nervous system (CNS) lead to a multitude of symptoms and care needs. Patients and caregivers struggle with physical and psychological impairments, a shortened life expectancy and diverse palliative care needs. This study assesses the symptom burden and palliative care needs of patients with primary brain tumors and with metastatic brain tumors requiring inpatient hospital care. It is a retrospective analysis of patients with primary CNS… CONTINUE READING

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