For many dying elderly, aggressive cancer treatment despite their wish

TAMPA — Most seniors with terminal cancer say they want to die at home or in a hospice, surrounded by loved ones, not high- tech medical heroics.

Yet a new study finds many of them spend their final days in hospital intensive care units, or leave the hospital only a few days before they die.

What’s more, researchers from the famed Dartmouth Atlas Group found, where you live may have a lot to do with what happens to you.

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