The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control
Research Summaries

Home-based Palliative Care Should be Referred More

A recent study done in Japan published in Cancer studied if there was a difference in survival time between cancer patients dying at home with palliative care compared to in hospital. The study compared adult patients with metastatic cancer who had either been admitted to palliative care, referred to hospital palliative care, (more…)

Canada’s End-Of-Life Care is More Hospital Centric

The cost of end-of-life care among developed countries varies based on the policies implemented. This study compared site of death, health care utilization, and hospital expenditures in 7 developed countries (Belgium, Canada, England, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and the United States). To address the knowledge gap in cross-national end-of-life research, (more…)

Doctor visits increase in adolescent and young adults with cancer

Study done with ARCC Investigator and Program Lead of Survivorship: Mary McBride This study published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship helps us understand the need for health care to specifically examine the needs of Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) diagnosed with cancer. Cancer treatments among AYAs can effect development (more…)

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