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Sara Hayes, Brian M. Green, Shayna Yeates, Amrita Bhowmick, Kaitlyn McNamara and Leslie Beth Herbert

misinformation about palliative and hospice care, this study aims to assess patient-healthcare provider (HCP) communication regarding treatment decisions. Methods: An online survey was conducted with individuals who have had a diagnosis of cancer (n=1,517) to

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Christine G. Kohn, Gary H. Lyman, Jan Beyer-Westendorf, Alex C. Spyropoulos, Thomas J. Bunz, William L. Baker, Daniel Eriksson, Anna-Katharina Meinecke and Craig I. Coleman

secondary prevention of CAT in routine clinical practice. 12 This claims database analysis sought to estimate the cumulative incidence of recurrent VTE, major bleeding, and mortality/hospice care in patients with CAT treated with rivaroxaban. Methods

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Hassaan Yasin, Kemnasom Nwanwene, Mahmoud Abdallah, Todd Gress and Maria Tria Tirona

Background: The American Society of Clinical Oncology recommends a hospice care visit for patients with terminal cancer who could die within the next six months to allow for a smooth transition. This is because hospice care in eligible patients is

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Michael H. Levy, Anthony Back, Costantino Benedetti, J. Andrew Billings, Susan Block, Barry Boston, Eduardo Bruera, Sydney Dy, Catherine Eberle, Kathleen M. Foley, Sloan Beth Karver, Sara J. Knight, Sumathi Misra, Christine S. Ritchie, David Spiegel, Linda Sutton, Susan Urba, Jamie H. Von Roenn and Sharon M. Weinstein

Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology NCCN Categories of Evidence and Consensus Category 1: The recommendation is based on high-level evidence (e.g., randomized controlled trials) and there is uniform NCCN consensus. Category 2A: The recommendation is based on lower-level evidence and there is uniform NCCN consensus. Category 2B: The recommendation is based on lower-level evidence and there is nonuniform NCCN consensus (but no major disagreement). Category 3: The recommendation is based on any level of evidence but reflects major disagreement. All recommendations are category 2A unless otherwise noted. Clinical trials: The NCCN believes that the best management for any cancer patient is in a clinical trial. Participation in clinical trials is especially encouraged. Overview Palliative care is both a philosophy of care and an organized, highly structured system for delivering care to persons with life-threatening or debilitating illness. Palliative care is patient- and family-centered care that focuses on effective management of pain and other distressing symptoms, while incorporating psychosocial and spiritual care according to patient/family needs, values, beliefs, and cultures. The goal of palliative care is to prevent and relieve suffering and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families, regardless of disease stage or the need for other therapies. Palliative care can be delivered concurrently with life-prolonging care or as the main focus of care. The standards of palliative care are as follows: • Institutions should develop a process ensuring that all patients have access to palliative care services from the initial visit....
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. Campbell also mentioned his strategy of bringing up hospice care early in the course of treatment. “It is much easier to bring it up when you are not facing the decision [at that moment]. I bring it up at the beginning and at every progression. Then, when

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Sarguni Singh, Megan Eguchi, Sung-Joon Min and Stacy Fischer

% for SNF and home discharges, respectively, and 12% of patients in hospice received <3 days of hospice care before their death regardless of their discharge location. Patients who had a major bowel surgery seemed more likely to require SNF care after

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Mohammad Khan, Benjamin Switzer, Sarah Lee, Joseph Hooley, Christa Poole, Girish Chandra Kunapareddy, Ruth Lagman and Alberto Montero

enrolled < 3 days before their death. Data suggests that pts with hematologic malignancies are less likely to receive hospice care and experience shorter lengths of stay than those with solid tumors. We hypothesize that utilizing a multidisciplinary team to

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Maria Dans, Thomas Smith, Anthony Back, Justin N. Baker, Jessica R. Bauman, Anna C. Beck, Susan Block, Toby Campbell, Amy A. Case, Shalini Dalal, Howard Edwards, Thomas R. Fitch, Jennifer Kapo, Jean S. Kutner, Elizabeth Kvale, Charles Miller, Sumathi Misra, William Mitchell, Diane G. Portman, David Spiegel, Linda Sutton, Eytan Szmuilowicz, Jennifer Temel, Roma Tickoo, Susan G. Urba, Elizabeth Weinstein, Finly Zachariah, Mary Anne Bergman and Jillian L. Scavone

offered to patients with advanced cancer. When possible, inpatient palliative care can facilitate transfer to hospice care at home or in a care facility. For those who are too unstable to transfer out of the inpatient setting, palliative care and hospice

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Kimberley T. Lee, Lisa M. Hess, Diane Michael and Fabian M. Johnston

) vs 2.8 (No APC). The mean duration of follow up was 199.8 (APC) and 198.8 days (no APC); 29.4% and 20.5% of patients were hospitalized, and 36.8% and 25.8% had emergency room visits in the initial 6 months post diagnosis, respectively. Hospice care

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Gabriela Abigail Villanueva

Introduction: Palliative care has been shown to be an integral part of oncology as a form to improve quality of life. Access to end of life care such as palliative care and hospice care has been shown to be a challenge among minorities and