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Associations between palliative chemotherapy and adult cancer patients’ end of life care and place of death: prospective cohort study

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1219 (Published 04 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1219

Re: Associations between palliative chemotherapy and adult cancer patients’ end of life care and place of death: prospective cohort study

Facing death is life's final and most frightening challenge. What will happen to us? Will we disappear, or will we enter a new dimension and be reunited with dead loved ones? And what will happen to loved ones we leave behind? Will they be able to cope with losing us? Will they miss us, or will they forget us? Alas, we are mortal and can't answer any of these questions for sure. So we pray and place faith in our Creator who names, maintains, and reclaims us. Amen.


Competing interests: No competing interests

06 March 2014
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA