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Palliative Care May Reduce Suicide Risk in Veterans with Lung Cancer

Veterans with advanced lung cancer face a significantly higher risk of suicide compared to the already high rate among veterans. But this suicide risk is greatly reduced when they receive at least one ... read more

Supportive Care of the Patient With Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

LMWH prophylaxis may be useful for preventing serious morbidity associated with thrombosis in APC patients, particularly in the highest-risk patients ... Early palliative care for patients with metast... read more

Euthanasia advocate and Melbourne doctor may risk jail in fight to assist terminal cancer patient

External Link: Dr Rodney Syme explains why he is prepared to risk jail to help patients end their lives Dr Syme promised months ago to give Nembutal to Mr Erica, who has tongue and lung cancer ... wou... read more

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Dignity Therapy: A Novel Psychotherapeutic Intervention for Patients Near the End of Life

Of those completing the study, 18% had breast cancer, 17% had lung ... for Suicide Prevention and the National Cancer Institute of Canada, with funding from the Canadian Cancer Society. Dr Chochinov i... read more


World Cancer Day: Lung cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to treat

‘Lung cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to treat. It is often diagnosed at a late stage. Early detection is not easy and costs a lot of money. At present early detection is intended only for ... read more

What's Really Involved in Physician-Assisted Death?

The study, which evaluated reports from the U.S., Canada and Europe, found that more than 70 percent of patients who made the choice had cancer ... of care and access to resources may prohibit some in... read more

Palliative care may reduce suicide risk in veterans with lung cancer

Donald Sullivan, M.D., M.A., M.C.R., assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary and critical care medicine) in the OHSU School of Medicine. and core investigator at the Center to Improve Veteran Invol... read more

Palliative care may reduce suicide risk in veterans with lung cancer

Results from a large-scale patient population study, recently published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, reveal palliative care is associated with a reduced risk of suicide in veterans ... read more

Palliative care may reduce suicide risk in veterans with advanced lung cancer

"Suicide is a significant national public health problem, especially among lung cancer patients and among veterans," said lead author Donald R. Sullivan, MD, MA, assistant professor of medicine at Ore... read more



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