Published in Cancer Weekly, February 15th, 2000
The reason, according to a new study, is that doctors try so hard to cure the children they don't pay enough attention to easing symptoms.
"It is very difficult, especially in the late stages of a difficult struggle, to focus on relieving the pain and balancing that with whatever treatments may still exist," said one father, whose son died from brain cancer in May 1996.
He said doctors did everything...
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