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Researchers examine the experiences of veterans receiving both cancer treatment and hospice care

“People have this association of hospice with death. If you can say let’s continue all these therapies you’re receiving now and add this wonderful layer of support - a 24/7 nurse, aid for bathing, social worker, etc. - that sounds great,” says Cari Levy, investigator at the CU Cancer Center and geriatrician specializing in hospice and palliative care at the Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System.