Knowledge and attitudes toward end-of-life care in veterans with symptomatic metastatic cancer.

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OBJECTIVES The purposes of this study were to study symptomatic metastatic cancer patients' knowledge and attitudes toward end-of-life (EOL) care and to examine how patient-perceived health status affects attitudes toward EOL care and survival. METHODS From 1999 to 2002, 254 symptomatic metastatic cancer patients at the VA New Jersey Health Care System… (More)

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