Quality of life and mental health in caregivers of outpatients with advanced cancer

Psycho-Oncology, 04/23/2012

Caregivers of ambulatory patients with advanced cancer may have compromised QOL and MH associated with worse patient physical and emotional well–being and with simultaneously caring for others and working outside the home. Early palliative care interventions directed at patient symptoms and caregiver support may improve QOL in this population.

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