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Unproven treatment in childhood oncology--how far should paediatricians co-operate?
  1. C Yeoh,
  2. E Kiely,
  3. H Davies
  1. Central Middlesex Hospital, London.

    Abstract

    Parents of children with terminal illness may try many different types of alternative and unproven treatment, not all recognised by the medical establishment. When active participation is requested difficult ethical dilemmas may arise. We present one such case, a child of five years with an inoperable posterior fossa brain tumour.

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