Disclosure of cancer diagnosis to patients and their relatives in Turkey: views of accompanying persons and influential factors in reaching those views.

@article{Okszoglu2006DisclosureOC,
  title={Disclosure of cancer diagnosis to patients and their relatives in Turkey: views of accompanying persons and influential factors in reaching those views.},
  author={Berna Cakmak Oks{\"u}zoglu and H{\"u}seyin Abali and Meral Bakar and Nuriye Yildirim and Nurullah Zengin},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2006},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={62-6}
}
AIMS AND BACKGROUND In Turkey, it is a common belief that most family members of patients with cancer would not want them to be informed of a diagnosis of cancer. Our aim was to evaluate the attitudes and opinions of people accompanying cancer patients, regarding cancer diagnosis disclosure. METHODS In a cross-sectional study 270 caregivers accompanying cancer patients during outpatient chemotherapy sessions were asked to fill in a questionnaire to determine their opinions regarding whether… CONTINUE READING

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