Planning improves end-of-life decisions for teens with cancer

03/14/2013 | DoctorsLounge.com

Family-focused advanced care counseling improved agreement between teens with cancer and their families on end-of-life decisions, according to a study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Teens who received counseling gained greater knowledge about end-of-life decisions than the standard care group, and their families were more likely to support their wishes for limited treatment.

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