Sara Douglas discusses new cancer study

Sara Douglas

Aggressive medical care remains common at life’s end

From the New York Times: Siran Koroukian, associate professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, and Sara Douglas, the Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor in Oncology Nursing and assistant dean for research at the School of Nursing, discussed their new study analyzing five years of data from a cancer registry, nursing home assessments and Medicare claims to look at “aggressive end-of-life care” among 146,000 older patients with metastatic cancer.

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