• Support Grows for Making Transfusions a Part of Hospice

    Blood cancer patients have low rates of enrollment in hospice. One barrier to enrollment is that many hospices do not provide blood transfusions.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Navigating Hospital Discharge Decisions

    Patients with advanced cancer often go to rehabilitation facilities after a hospital stay in hopes of gaining the strength for further treatment, but the majority do not go on to receive additional cancer therapy, a study reports.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Immunotherapy in the Elderly

    Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.

    by Emma Yasinski

  • Starting a Conversation

    Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.

    by Amy Paturel

  • Combining Treatment With Hospice Services

    Organizations are testing new models of end-of-life care that allow patients to start hospice without stopping treatment.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock