Missed Opportunities: Patterns of Medical Care and Hospice Utilization Among Ovarian Cancer Patients

Many ovarian cancer patients underwent some form of aggressive medical care in the last 30 days of life. The time between hospice enrollment and death was short. Patients created Medical Power of Attorney and Living Will documents far in advance of death. DNR orders were initiated close to death.

via Missed Opportunities: Patterns of Medical Care and Hospice Utilization Among Ovarian Cancer Patients.

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