The importance of good death components among cancer patients, the general population, oncologists, and oncology nurses in Japan: patients prefer “fighting against cancer”

@article{Miyashita2014TheIO,
  title={The importance of good death components among cancer patients, the general population, oncologists, and oncology nurses in Japan: patients prefer “fighting against cancer”},
  author={Mitsunori Miyashita and Sachiko Kawakami and Daiki Kato and Hideomi Yamashita and Hiroshi Igaki and Kimiko Nakano and Yujiro Kuroda and Keiichi Nakagawa},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={103-110}
}
The objectives of this study were to compare the importance of components of a good death among cancer patients, the general population, oncologists, and oncology nurses, and explore which patients preferred “fighting against cancer.” We conducted a cross-sectional anonymous self-reported survey of cancer patients who visited a radiation oncology outpatient clinic, oncologists, and oncology nurses at the Tokyo University Hospital and a random sample of the general population in the Tokyo… CONTINUE READING