How do patients and spouses deal with the serious facts of malignant glioma?

@article{Salander2002HowDP,
  title={How do patients and spouses deal with the serious facts of malignant glioma?},
  author={P{\"a}r Salander and Agneta Spetz},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={305-13}
}
Malignant glioma is a severe disease with little chance for recovery. Due to its effect on cerebral function, it is also a disease with an obvious social impact on family life. Brain tumours, therefore, produce much of the anguish associated with cancer diseases. There is a lack of prospective studies concerning how patients and spouses together deal with the serious facts of cancer. In this study, a series of 25 consecutive patients with malignant gliomas and their spouses was followed during… CONTINUE READING

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