Quality of life can be part of the cure

Chris Bateman


Though he had narrowly survived his first round of leukaemia chemotherapy, for Peter Paterson (age 14) the tipping point in choosing to undergo another gruelling nine months of chemo was the fun he’d had with new friends suffering similar conditions on a recent wildlife safari camp. 

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Just Footprints Foundation; cancer; quality of life

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South African Medical Journal 2013;103(11):820-821. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.7562

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Date submitted: 2013-10-02
Date published: 2013-10-09

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