References for the coping with advanced cancer section
The information in the coping with advanced cancer section is based on our booklet, Coping with advanced cancer, which has been produced in accordance with the following sources and guidelines:
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine 3rd edition. Editors D Doyle et al. Oxford University Press. 2005.
Principles and practice of palliative care and supportive oncology 3rd edition. Berger, A et al. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2006.
NHS Scotland Palliative Care Guidelines 2009.
General Medical Council (GMC) Guidance for doctors; Treatment and care towards the end of life: good practice in decision making. July 2010.
Guidelines are constantly being updated and those noted above may have been revised since the booklet was produced. For more information see our general bibliography.