Project Details


This project entails two studies: 1) To characterize the extent to which end-of-life healthcare use among US people who died with cancer differs from those with a coincidental diagnosis of dementia; 2) To describe perceptions/experiences of professionals working in inpatient oncology in Belgium towards end-of-life decision-making with people who have cancer and cognitive impairment/dementia (i.e. (the assessment of) capacity to inform decision-making; decision-making processes and outcomes; goals of care discussions/advance care planning; initiation of palliative care).
Effective start/end date1/06/2130/06/22

Flemish discipline codes

  • Palliative care and end-of-life care


  • end-of-life
  • Inequities
  • Cancer
  • Dementia