End of life considerations in the head and neck cancer patient.

@article{Sciubba2009EndOL,
  title={End of life considerations in the head and neck cancer patient.},
  author={James J. Sciubba},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 4-5},
  pages={431-4}
}
Oral and head and neck cancer carries an associated death rate five years after diagnosis and treatment that is high, essentially at a 50% level. In association with the dying process and the transition to death is a wide array of issues and considerations including the physical and emotional needs of the patient as well as associated caregivers. At a point… CONTINUE READING