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Dying of cancer in Italy: impact on family and caregiver. The Italian Survey of Dying of Cancer.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, via di S Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Publication Date
Volume
61
Issue
6
Pages
547–554
Identifiers
PMID: 17496265
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although in Italy families are responsible for a small percentage of the overall costs of patient care, the effect of cancer on savings and daily life can be substantial. Strong geographical and gender differences emerged from this study.

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