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Half of adults over age 65 made at least one emergency department (ED) visit in the last month of life.
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have placed new emphasis on gathering data on cancer patient quality of life during both treatment and survivorship.
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"Cancer worry" is the fear that cancer will return, said researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center who studied cancer worry among breast cancer survivors and published their findings in Psycho-Oncology.
Cancer care is increasingly complex, and as many as one in five cancer patients may experience “breakdowns” in their care.
More than 60 percent of breast cancer survivors report at least one treatment-related complication even six years after their diagnosis.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.