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Doctor's advice for cancer patients: Personal values influence treatment recommendations

There are 1 comment on the EurekAlert! story from Jun 3, 2013, titled Doctor's advice for cancer patients: Personal values influence treatment recommendations. In it, EurekAlert! reports that:

What treatment a doctor recommends for advanced cancer not only depends on medical aspects.

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Brooklyn, NY

#1 Jun 5, 2013
Cancer treatment is hard for anyone. The costs are dear and there is never any guarantee of treatment being successful, not to mention the emotional toll for all those involved, even those who do not have the disease. There have been some medical accounts that support the concept of the patient's personal attitude having an importance in significantly improving the outcome of a patient's treatment. While there is little evidence that this thinking serves any real benefit for those afflicted by cancer, there is no harm in hoping and wishing for the best, especially where you may need all the help and support you can get to beat cancer. This might even prove to be sound advice for patients who've developed cancer from taking Byetta might be concerned. You may refer to for more related information.

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