When offered early on, palliative care improves quality of life, mood, and end-of-life care for patients with advanced acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~4 min
Black people seek substantially more intensive treatment as part of end-of-life care, a new study shows. White people are more likely to choose hospice.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
There are an estimated 15 million people in the United States with active cancer. A look at why they go to the ER suggests ways to improve their care.
Oct. 28, 2019 • ~3 min
Research finds that by the time many heart patients get a referral for palliative care, they are actually at the point when hospice is necessary.
May 6, 2019 • ~2 min
Advocates and opponents of medical-aid-in-dying laws, also called physician-assisted death, gathered at Harvard Medical School for a two-day conference organized by the HMS Center for Bioethics.
April 16, 2019 • ~8 min