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Link between palliative care, advanced lung cancer survival examined

A study in JAMA Oncology found that individuals with advanced lung cancer who underwent palliative care 31 days to a year after diagnosis had improved survival, compared with those who didn't receive palliative care. However, researchers found that palliative care within a month of diagnosis was associated with reduced survival, while palliative care more than a year post-diagnosis correlated with no survival benefit.

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