What counts as a ‘successful’ outcome in cancer care? Tι σημαίνει «επιτυχία» θεραπευτικής αγωγής στον καρκίνο;

Α Cancer World article Every patient wants to be cured. But a culture that defines success as ‘cure’ condemns many patients and doctors to failure. . …What does treatment ‘success’ mean in cancer? Does it only mean curing the cancer? Or controlling it? Extending life? Or providing a good quality of life, even for a … Συνέχεια

Πότε σταματάς τη χρηματοδότηση νοσοκομείου? When do you pull the plug on a hospital? (HealthBlawg)

See on Scoop.it – Patient Rights in Europe Today’s newspaper article included the first public mention I’ve seen of the most reasonable outcome that I can imagine:  operating a community health center in the Carney Hospital building.  Everyone loves to bitch and moan about closing a hospital in the city of Boston but, guess what … Συνέχεια

Μια ξεχωριστή ακτιβίστρια για τον καρκίνο του μαστού: Barbara Brenner 1951-2013 – Breast Cancer Action

See on Scoop.it – Patient Rights in Europe Updated 15/5/13 at 20.30pm Social justice activist. Corporate ass-kicker. Civil rights advocate. Profound changer of lives. Visionary. Barbara’s fire and compassion inspired and empowered women living with and at risk of breast cancer, and all those who care about them, to change the course of the epidemic. In … Συνέχεια

Γιορτή της Μητέρας – I Learned What It Means to Be a Mother When I Had a Fatally Ill Child

See on Scoop.it – Patient Rights in Europe … I didn’t know anything about love and sacrifice and children and mothering until last year when the doctors at the finest children’s hospital on the planet told me that my youngest child, who was 2 years old at the time, was dying. Calliope Joy, or Cal, … Συνέχεια

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