To the Editor We read with great interest the systematic review on quality indicators for end-of-life cancer care by Henson et al1 because our team also has experience with these methods. While creating a comprehensive list of palliative care quality indicators for advanced cancer is a useful endeavor, we are concerned about measures missed in the review, the criteria used to create the shortlist, and the face validity of the shortlist.
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O’Hanlon CE, Walling AM, Lindvall C. Shortlist of Quality Indicators for End-of-Life Cancer Care. JAMA Oncol. Published online May 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.1159
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