NEUERSCHEINUNG: Ethics and Oncology. New Issues of Therapy, Care, and Research
The advances in oncological therapy, as well as the knowledge of the limitations to what is possible, pose major ethical challenges to health care teams and patients. Given the obvious lack of ethical reflection and in view of the goal of good care for cancer patients this anthology presents interdisciplinary insights in communication and nursing, medico-ethical questions, e. g. of fertility preservation and sibling stem cell donation, end-of-life decision making, and opportunities and risks of clinical cancer research.
European experts from medicine, nursing, theology, philosophy, and social sciences address selected new issues of therapy, care, and research in order to deepen a helpful and responsible health care for cancer patients.
With contributions by Vilhjálmur Árnason, Monika Bobbert, Bettina Böttcher, Maren Goeckenjan-Festag, Wolfgang U. Eckart, Doris Fölsch, Beate Herrmann, Kathrin Ohnsorge, Geraldine Rauch, Heike Gudat, Christoph Rehmann-Sutter, Christoph Schickhardt, Christina Schües, Antonella Surbone, Thomas Strowitzki and Ludwig Wildt.
About the editors
Monika Bobbert, Prof. Dr. theol., Dipl.-Psych.,
Director of the Seminar of Moral Theology,
University of Muenster.
Beate Herrmann, Dr. phil., Institute of History
and Ethics of Medicine, University of Heidelberg.
Wolfgang U. Eckart, Prof. Dr. med., Director of
the Institute of History and Ethics of Medicine,
University of Heidelberg.