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[Cancer and spirituality: the young oncologists' point of view].

Authors
  • Postel-Vinay, Sophie
  • Dumont, Sarah
  • Marijon, Hélène
Type
Published Article
Journal
Bulletin du Cancer
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
96
Issue
12
Pages
1265–1272
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1684/bdc.2009.1009
PMID: 19959418
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Because of its pronostic, occurrence of cancer leads patients to questioning about death, life, and illness. Medical and paramedical staffs are often confronted to such questions, which can embarrassed them because not enough prepared and educated about them. How to help patients spiritually ? How to face a situation ethically ? Young french oncologists expose us their own experience and different trains of thought.

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