Indian J Palliat Care Close
 

Figure 4: Emotions of patients who received detailed information on treatment modalities and prognosis. (a) A 48-year-old patient with locally advanced rectal cancer depicting emotions of the pretreatment stage and following the surgery performed without colostomy thanks to a successful neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. “When the world says 'Give up!' hope whispers: 'Try it one more time from the movie” (Shawshank Redemption). (b) Depicting the conflict of hope and despair experienced by an operated lung cancer patient before adjuvant chemoradiotherapy. “For all hope is hidden within despair” (Al-Ghazali). (c) Depicting how a glioblastoma patient feels after receiving information on the prognosis. “Don't look back, that's not where you are headed!” (Confucius)

Figure 4: Emotions of patients who received detailed information on treatment modalities and prognosis. (a) A 48-year-old patient with locally advanced rectal cancer depicting emotions of the pretreatment stage and following the surgery performed without colostomy thanks to a successful neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. “When the world says 'Give up!' hope whispers: 'Try it one more time from the movie” (Shawshank Redemption). (b) Depicting the conflict of hope and despair experienced by an operated lung cancer patient before adjuvant chemoradiotherapy. “For all hope is hidden within despair” (Al-Ghazali). (c) Depicting how a glioblastoma patient feels after receiving information on the prognosis. “Don't look back, that's not where you are headed!” (Confucius)