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In 2010, a key trial testing a palliative care intervention for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer was published.1 This study has had significant impact, but many professionals have asked for more details about palliative care interventions.
Findings from the present study will help define what palliative care specifically provides.
Professional organisations in the fields of oncology, such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology2 and palliative care, including the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, have articulated the need for palliative care to be integrated into disease-focused care. There has been a wide international interest in this area as well. Achieving this aim will require a greater understanding of …
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