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Stigma, shame, and blame experienced by patients with lung cancer: Non-smoker status should also be declared

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7462.403 (Published 12 August 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:403
  1. Keith A Walters (Kawmeadow@aol.com), consultant in accident and emergency medicine
  1. Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich NR4 7UY

    EDITOR—I write with reference to the article by Chapple et al on the negative experiences of patients with lung cancer.1 I remember a campaign many years ago encouraging doctors to record on a patient's death certificate that a smoking related death …

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