The organization, delivery, and costs of end-of-life cancer care: The potential of homecare nursing in four provinces

Project number: 
Approval date: 
Monday, October 22, 2012
Principal Investigator: 
BC Cancer
Funding Agency: 
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
Datasets requested: 
PharmaCare (BC Ministry of Health)
consolidation - census geocodes
Home and Community Care (BC Ministry of Health)
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation - demographic (Ministry of Health)
bc cancer-external
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation registry (Ministry of Health)
Research objective: 

Journal Publication

  • Seow H, Pataky R, Lawson B, O'Leary EM, Sutradhar R, Fassbender K, et al.
    Temporal association between home nursing and hospital costs at end of life in three provinces. Current Oncology (Toronto, Ont). 2016;23(Suppl 1):S42-51.
  • Barbera L, Seow H, Sutradhar R, et al. Quality indicators of end-of-life care in patients with cancer: What rate is right? Journal of Oncology Practice. 2015 May 1, 2015;11(3):e279-e87.
  • Barbera L, Seow H, Sutradhar R, et al. Quality of end-of-life cancer care in canada: A retrospective four-province study using administrative health care data. Current Oncology. 2015;22(5):341.

Conference abstract/presentation

  • Seow H, Sutradhar R, McGrail K, Fassbender K, Pataky R, Lawson B, et al.
    End-of-Life Cancer Care: Temporal Association between Homecare Nursing and Hospitalizations. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2016;19(3):263-70.

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