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Food or medicine: ethnic variations in perceptions of advanced cancer patients and their caregivers regarding artificial hydration during the last weeks of life

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  • Isabel Torres-Vigil 1Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston, Houston, Texas USA2Dorothy I. Height Center for Health Equity & Evaluation Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA3Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marlene Z Cohen 4College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Allison de la Rosa 2Dorothy I. Height Center for Health Equity & Evaluation Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marylou Cárdenas-Turanzas 5Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Beth E Burbach 4College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kenneth W Tarleton 3Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Whey-May Shen 3Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Eduardo Bruera 3Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Isabel Torres-Vigil, Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston, 110HA Social Work Building #409, Houston, Texas 77204-4013, USA; istorres{at}mdanderson.org
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Torres-Vigil I, Cohen MZ, de la Rosa A, et al
Food or medicine: ethnic variations in perceptions of advanced cancer patients and their caregivers regarding artificial hydration during the last weeks of life

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  • Accepted June 16, 2012
  • First published July 23, 2012.
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September 01, 2012

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