"The Right To The Truth" Set For World-Wide Release

Provocative Book Reveals Widespread Abuse of Cancer Patients' Rights
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - Oct. 10, 2017 - PRLog -- The English translation of "The Right To The Truth: For families and friends of patients with cancer," by I.C. Papachristos, MD will be released internationally on October 26th, 2017. The book, published by author I.C. Papachristos, MD, will be released simultaneously in paperback form by CreateSpace in South Carolina and as a kindle edition by Amazon.

The author argues that cancer patients have an inalienable right to be informed of their diagnosis, disease stage, treatment options, and prognosis. These arguments are reinforced by "Clinical Counterexamples," stories inspired by true events that expose through shocking examples how dysfunctional, dishonest healthcare practitioners are failing their patients. Sadly, patients' rights are routinely violated throughout the world with appalling consequences. The author addresses these offenses in depth and also offers practical advice to colleagues on how to disclose bad news to patients using a method that can be implemented in clinical practice.

The foreword to this book was written by Prof. Peter Goldstraw, past President, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.  George A. Rossetti edited the author's translation from the original Greek to English.

The book's official webpage is: http://www.papachristos.eu/righttothetruth.

To purchase a 288-page paperback version of "The Right To The Truth" visit https://www.createspace/7588319 on or after October 26.

The kindle edition is already available for Pre-Order at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07642W9JM

Review copies can be requested from the author by email.

The book can be found in several cancer-related lists by Goodreads / Listopia and is highly positioned among the first 10 books in each category: https://www.goodreads.com/list/book/36322419 and https://www.goodreads.com/list/book/36329959.

Kindle edition ISBN 978-618-83380-0-5

Paperback ISBN 978-1977834744

The author / publisher is a thoracic surgeon; he has been Head of the corresponding Department at the 424 Military Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece since 1999. He serves as a Colonel in the Hellenic Army Medical Corps, with 33 years of clinical experience. He was the Regent for Greece of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons in 2005–2010. His specialist-training took place in the UK and Greece.  His areas of interest include lung cancer, bioethics, medical ethics, and documentation.  In 2016, he published 3 books in English and Greek: http://www.papachristos.eu.

Please read "The Right To The Truth" to understand how vulnerable cancer patients can better be protected from exploitation.


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