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The research palliative care unit

  • Eduardo Bruera
  • Jose Pereira
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Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 100)

Abstract

Approximately 50% of cancer patients die of their illness, and the overall incidence of cancer is increasing both in developed and in developing countries [1,2]. In addition, AIDS is a major cause of death among younger individuals [3].

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Palliative Care Cancer Pain Palliative Medicine Palliative Care Unit Palliative Care Patient 
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