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11  Feb  16 lois-ramondetta category Lois Ramondetta

Palliative care in cervical cancer, part II | Lois Ramondetta, MD

The discussion of futility is not new to cervical cancer or to gynecologic oncology, but that doesn’t make it any easier. The goal, in a terminal setting, is always to extend life but not if it means compromising quality of life (QOL). Who is to say that one week more of life–in any condition–is not “quality” to someone else?
 
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