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Current Cancer Therapy Reviews


ISSN (Print): 1573-3947
ISSN (Online): 1875-6301

Review Article

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

Author(s): Victor Lee, Edward Yu* and Krzisch Claude

Volume 14, Issue 2, 2018

Page: [167 - 180] Pages: 14

DOI: 10.2174/1573394714666180208143101

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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.

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