Cancer treatment in the last 6 months of life: when inaction can outperform action

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Published: 3 Jun 2018
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Dr Bishal Gyawali - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA

Dr Gyawali speaks with ecancer at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting about a recent paper published in ecancermedicalscience, looking at cancer treatment in the last 6 months of life.

He discusses the need to asses the use of treatments, specifically toxic treatments, in the final stages of a patients life.