Characteristics of Physician–Cancer Patient Relationships in Russia

@article{Blinov1997CharacteristicsOP,
  title={Characteristics of Physician–Cancer Patient Relationships in Russia},
  author={Nikolai N. Blinov and Kaido P. Hanson},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1997},
  volume={809}
}
Malignant tumors are the second most frequently reported causes of death among the population of Russia. According to statistics, in 1994. 411,800 cancer patients were registered for the first time, and 300,600 patients died from cancer-i.e, 28.5% and 34.7% higher than the similar indices in 1980, respectively. Direct and indirect relationships of cancer patients with physicians, relatives, and society are among the complicated unsolved problems in clinical oncology. This is explained by both… 
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