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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

Palliative sedation for end-of-life is legal but still raises questions

While aid-in-dying, or “death with dignity,” is now legal in seven states and Washington, D.C., medically assisted suicide retains tough opposition. Palliative sedation, though, has been administered ... 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

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Palliative Care Consultations in Patients With Cancer: A Mayo Clinic 5-Year Review

The authors highlight opportunities for improved multidisciplinary care for patients with advanced cancer and their families. Purpose: We sought to characterize the aggregate features and survival of ... 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

WHO: Cancer becoming a global pandemic

Narcotics are not available for palliative care in more than two dozen countries and are difficult to get in many others. The report emphasizes that governmental and nongovernmental international orga... 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

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

Newswise — ATS 2018, San Diego, CA – Palliative care appears to reduce the risk of suicide in veterans diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer, according to new research presented at the ATS 2018 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



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