Ethical Issues in Cancer Patient Care Second Edition

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ISBN: 978-0-387-73638-9 (Print) 978-0-387-73639-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-2

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    Pages 3-11

    An Open Letter to Doctors

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    Pages 13-28

    Physicians and Cancer Patients: Communication and Advance Directives

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    Pages 29-43

    Information is Not Enough:The Place of Statistics in the Doctor–Patient Relationship

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    Pages 45-64

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Caring for Patients with Cancer

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    Pages 65-77

    Hope and Communication in Cancer Care: What Patients Tell Us

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    Pages 79-91

    Addressing The Spiritual Needs Of Patients

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    Pages 93-115

    Pediatric Cancer Care: Special Issues in Ethical Decision Making

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    Pages 117-135

    The Ethics of Responding to Pain and Suffering

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    Pages 137-157

    Are There Limits to Oncology Care? (Futility)

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    Pages 159-171

    The Role of Palliative Medicine in Cancer Patient Care

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    Pages 173-194

    Holding on and Letting Go: Ethical Issues Regarding the Care of Children with Cancer

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    Pages 195-213

    Communicating Errors

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    Pages 215-234

    Research Ethics and the Ethics of Research: Should We Offer Clinical Trial Participation or Clinical Research Partnership to Oncology Patients in the New Millennium?

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    Pages 235-251

    Does Reimbursement Affect Physicians’ Decision Making? Examples from the Use of Recombinent Erythropoietin

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 253-258