JNCCN: Many hospitalized people with advanced cancer struggle with important daily tasks

New research from Mass General Cancer Center, published in the June 2020 issue of JNCCN — Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, found 40.2% of hospitalized patients with advanced, incurable cancer were functionally impaired at the time of admission, meaning they needed assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) like walking, bathing, getting dressed, or other routine tasks.