Feb / Mar / Apr 2019 Newsletter

Palliative Care Linked to Significant Reduction in Suicide Risk Among Veterans with Advanced Lung Cancer

Amid growing concern about the high rate of suicide among the nation’s veterans, researchers have found that Veterans Affairs (VA) health system patients with advanced lung cancer who had at least one palliative care visit were 81% less likely to die by suicide, according o a report published in the Annals of American Thoracic Society.

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