Are Cancer Patients' Hopes for Chemo Too High? Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Study

Published: Oct 25, 2012

At least two thirds of people with advanced cancer in a new survey believed the chemotherapy they're receiving might cure them, even though the treatment is only being given to buy some time or make them comfortable. "Their expectations are way out of line with reality," Dr. Deborah Schrag of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston told Reuters Health.

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