Table 1

Demographic information

Standard cancer careStandard cancer care plus palliative care
RCT
 N5342
 Mean age47.550.9
 Female%62.365.7
Cost consequence analysis
 N119
 Mean age4748
 Female %7078
 Type of cancer, n (%)
  Breast40
  Lung30
  Cervical11
  Ovarian10
  Head and neck14
  Gastrointestinal12
  Prostate02
Stage III or IV disease, n (%)11 (100%)7 (77.8%)
  • RCT, randomised controlled trial.