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Palliative Care for Chest Tumors – Hong Kong, France and Canada

[ Vol. 14 , Issue. 2 ]

Author(s):

Victor Lee, Edward Yu* and Krzisch Claude   Pages 167 - 180 ( 14 )

Abstract:


In Asia, North America and Europe, lung cancer remains one of the top contributors to cancer-related death. Oncology training programs span 4-5 years and palliative care fellowship is around 2 years. However, the multi-disciplinary conference is increasingly viewed as preferable to assist with decision making in most modern centers. Palliative care for lung cancer likewise differs between regions.

Keywords:

Pattern of care, palliative care, euthanasia, medically assistance in dying, lung cancer, treatment.

Affiliation:

Department of Clinical Oncology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, London Regional Cancer Program, Western University, Ontario, ON, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Amiens Picardie, Amiens

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