Matthew E Nilsson
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Mental health, treatment preferences, advance care planning, location, and quality of death in advanced cancer patients with dependent childrenMatthew E Nilsson
Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 01225, USA
Cancer 115:399-409. 2009..The objective of this study was to determine empirically whether advanced cancer patients with and without dependent children differ in treatment preferences, mental health, and end-of-life (EOL) outcomes...
- Factors important to patients' quality of life at the end of lifeBaohui Zhang
Center for Psychosocial Epidemiology and Outcomes Research and Division of Population Sciences, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Dana 1134, 450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:1133-42. 2012..The purpose of this study was to determine the factors that most influence QOL at the EOL, thereby identifying promising targets for interventions to promote QOL at the EOL...
- Health care costs in the last week of life: associations with end-of-life conversationsBaohui Zhang
Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arch Intern Med 169:480-8. 2009..Life-sustaining medical care of patients with advanced cancer at the end of life (EOL) is costly. Patient-physician discussions about EOL wishes are associated with lower rates of intensive interventions...