Published: Zahra Mojtahedi, Guogen Shan, Katayoon Ghodsi), Karen Callahan, Ji Yoo, Jennifer Vanderlaan, Jerry Reeves, and Jay Shen

Karen Callahan (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Ji  Yoo (Medicine),  Jennifer Vanderlaan (Nursing), Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration), public health doctoral student Zahra Mojtahedi, and master of public health student Katayoon Ghodsi, along with Guogen Shan of the University of Florida, and Jerry Reeves of CoMagine Health, recently published an article, "Inpatient palliative care utilisation among patients with gallbladder cancer in the United States: A 10-year perspective," in the European Journal of Cancer Care

The study found that patients with obesity are less likely to receive palliative care services in the case of gallbladder cancer. Strategies and programs are needed to increase palliative care consultation among obese patients with gallbladder cancer.

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