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Parents, Doctors Often Differ on Chemo for Incurable Kids
Date:10/18/2011

dless of their poor prognosis, the researchers added.

"This study is important because it highlights the incongruity between the preferences of parents and health care workers," Sung's team explained. "However, it may be that this incongruity masks a greater concern: miscommunication or unrealistic expectations."

The study authors concluded that health care professionals should be aware of parents' views on aggressive chemotherapy and communicate information about the child's quality of life and survival when making treatment decisions. They noted, however, that parents can remain hopeful while still optimizing their child's quality of life.

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The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization provides more information on palliative care for children.

-- Mary Elizabeth Dallas

SOURCE: CMAJ, news release, Oct. 17, 2011


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