Author

Neha Bakshi

Date Approved

2018

Degree Type

Open Access Senior Honors Thesis

Department

Nursing

First Advisor

Marguerite DeBello

Second Advisor

Julie Slack

Third Advisor

Michael Williams

Abstract

An in depth analysis of different types of cancers in various populations such as pediatrics, adults of all ages, and babies that are still in the womb. Discusses the importance of funding research and finding new methods of treatment. This explains the ethical impact of the Henrietta Lacks case and Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS) on patient autonomy and the importance of allowing patients to decide if they want to start or even continue cancer treatments.

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Nursing Commons

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