Terminally ill delay discussing hospice with physician

05/26/2009 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

A survey by Harvard researchers found only half of 1,517 terminally ill lung cancer patients had discussed hospice care with their health care provider within four to seven months of diagnosis. Researchers said patients with unrealistic expectations about their survival were much less likely to talk about hospice care.

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