Health disparities may affect end-of-life experiences of minority blood cancer patients

A new study finds ethnic and racial minorities with leukemia or lymphoma are more likely to die in hospital, receive aggressive care in last weeks of life than white patients

Dec. 11, 2017

By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch and University of Washington fellow Dr. Kedar Kirtane led a study of racial minorities with blood cancer and how they may have different end-of-life experiences than do white patients.

http://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2017/12/racial-disparities-blood-cancer-end-of-life.html

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Deeba Hayes-Greene