oncology
End-of-life care

Report shows rise in palliative care hospitalisations for cancer patients

Palliative care hospitalisations for cancer patients are increasing at a faster rate than other hospitalisations, especially where treatment is not provided by a palliative care specialist. Between 2012-13 and 2016-17, palliative care-related hospitalisations rose by over 25% from almost 62,000 to over 77,000, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health ...

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