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JNCCN: Many Hospitalized People with Advanced Cancer Struggle with Important Daily Tasks

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: Researchers at Mass General Cancer Center discover 40.2% of advanced cancer patients with unplanned hospitalizations experienced functional impairment, which correlated with longer hospital stays and worse outcomes. New research from Mass General Cancer Center, published in the June 2020 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, found 40.2% of hospitalized patients with advanced, incurable cancer were …