Framework for timing of the discussion about forgoing cancer-specific treatment based on a qualitative study with oncologists – Online First – Springer

The empirically informed ethical analysis clearly favors an approach that prepares patients for forgoing cancer-specific therapy throughout the course of disease. Since the last two approaches often preclude advance care planning, these approaches may be less ethically acceptable. The proposed framework could serve as a starting point for the development of concrete recommendations on the optimal timing for EOL discussions.

via Framework for timing of the discussion about forgoing cancer-specific treatment based on a qualitative study with oncologists – Online First – Springer.

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