Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Don't give terminal cancer patients drugs just to prolong their lives, say experts | Mail Online

Patients with terminal cancer should not be given life-extending drugs, doctors said yesterday. The treatments give false hope and are too costly for the public purse, they warned. The group of 37 cancer experts, including British specialist Karol Sikora, claimed a 'culture of excess' had led doctors to 'overtreat, overdiagnose and overpromise'. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2042172/Dont-terminal-cancer-patien...

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