Year: 1995 Source: Journal of Clinical Oncology, v.13, no.5, (May 1995), p.1055-1061 SIEC No: 20050325

In order to ascertain the attitudes of oncologists toward physician-assisted suicide & active euthanasia, as well as their experiences with these activities & their opinions toward their legalization, a survey was mailed to all practicing 250 oncologists in the state of Michigan. The authors found that although oncologists have reservations about physician-assisted death, significant numbers of them are willing to consider such actions should they become legal. (38 refs)