Pain Medicine and Palliative Care as an Alternative to Euthanasia in End-of-life Cancer Care

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Michael Erdek Patients suffering from terminal cancer often have pain. Some have advocated euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide as a potential way of alleviating this suffering. Further examination of this topic, however, shows this approach may be essentially utilitarian and fail to consider the inherent value of human life. There has been significant development in recent […]