TITLE

Oncology and palliative care: Bringing together the two solitudes

AUTHOR(S)
McKenzie, Michael R.
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/30/98, Vol. 158 Issue 13, p1782
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Discusses the need to bring oncology and palliative care together. The different roots and paths of palliative care and oncology; The difficulty of communication between oncologists and physicians; The sense of territoriality that contributes to the division between oncologists and palliative care professionals; Advantages in linking oncology and palliative care; How oncologist burnout is linked to patient suffering; The support of cancer centers by provinces in Canada.
ACCESSION #
790701

 

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