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Articles

Some Elements of Prognosis in Terminal Cancer

August 01, 1999

Predicting the survival of terminal cancer patients is a difficult task. To better understand this difficulty, we divide prognostication into two distinct elements: foreseeing and foretelling. Foreseeing is a physician’s silent cognitive