In Hong Kong, palliative care service for cancer patients is provided by both palliative care physicians and clinical oncologists. The service was first initiated in 1967 when Nam Long Hospital was established by Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society led by renowned clinical oncologist Prof. John HC Ho.
Factors correlating with shorter survival after treatment: aiding oncologists to choose who (not) to receive palliative systemic therapy
Stereotactic body radiotherapy as a primary treatment for spinal metastasis: a single institution experience
Patterns and infection outcomes of bacterial colonization in patients with indwelling abdominal drains for malignant ascites
Quality of end-of-life care of advanced cancer patients in mainland China—a retrospective cohort of 441 hospital-death in a public funded comprehensive hospital
A cross-sectional study on the attitudes and perceptions of outpatients towards palliative care at the Hong Kong Queen Mary Hospital Hospice Centre
The series “Integrating Palliative Medicine in Oncology Care: The Hong Kong Experience” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Palliative Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Rebecca Yeung and Tai Chung Lam served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.