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More candor urged in care of dying cancer patients
USA Today

The American Society of Clinical Oncology says too often, patients are not told about options like comfort care or even that their chemotherapy has become futile until the bitter end. To help families broach the topic, too, the group developed an easy-to-read booklet about those choices, from standard care to symptom relief, and advice about what to ask to maximize remaining time.

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