Published on: August 25, 2010

A study in The New England Journal of Medicine reported that among 151 patients with newly diagnosed metastatic lung cancer, those who received palliative care along with standard cancer therapy had better outcomes. They:

  • Had a better quality of life
  • Experienced less depression
  • Were less likely to receive aggressive end-of-life care
  • Lived nearly three months longer than those who received cancer treatment alone

Download the PDF report here…