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what procedures are in place if a cancer patient asks for their

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what procedures are in place if a cancer patient asks for their chemotherapy treatment to be stopped eg.is there a form that the patient has to sign confirming that it was their decision and the NHS's
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Thomas, MD :

hello

Dr. Thomas, MD :

Asking in writing is best.

Dr. Thomas, MD :

There is nothing stopping anyone from stopping treatment

Customer:

I asked specifically if when asking treatment to be stopped if the patient would be asked to sign a document to this effect

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
HI
Yes
The patient will be asked to sign a document.
And it will be documented in the chart.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thank you - I want to show this info to a third party - is this o.k

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
cetainly