Suffering in the advanced cancer patient: a definition and taxonomy.

@article{Cherny1994SufferingIT,
  title={Suffering in the advanced cancer patient: a definition and taxonomy.},
  author={Nathan I. Cherny and Nessa Coyle and Kathleen M. Foley},
  journal={Journal of palliative care},
  year={1994},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          57-70
        }
}
DEFINING SUFFERING disease (8,9,15). The following discussion proposes a clinically relevant definition of suffering. Then, based on a review of the existing data on pain and symptoms in patients with advanced cancer and the psychosocial and existential distress among patients, their families, and professional caregivers, we propose a taxonomy of the factors that contribute to suffering. This taxonomy is meant to serve as a framework for diagnosis, therapeutic interventions, and ongoing… CONTINUE READING

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