Indian J Palliat Care Close
 

Figure 5: Emotions of patients with extensive metastasis following palliative treatment. (a) A 57-year-old male patient with malignant melanoma metastasizing to the bone, brain, and lungs depicts feelings following immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. “Hope the following page. Do not close the book” (Edmond Jabès). (b) A 29-year-old breast cancer patient with metastasis to the liver and local relapse depicting feelings prior to palliative radiotherapy for unrelieved pain. “Each beginning has an end” (Shakyamuni Buddha). (c) A 55-year-old patient with metastatic lung cancer depicting feelings of relief after painful metastasis to the bone was stopped by radiotherapy. “Good deeds put a smile of happiness on another's face” (Prophet Muhammad PBUH)

Figure 5: Emotions of patients with extensive metastasis following palliative treatment. (a) A 57-year-old male patient with malignant melanoma metastasizing to the bone, brain, and lungs depicts feelings following immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. “Hope the following page. Do not close the book” (Edmond Jabès). (b) A 29-year-old breast cancer patient with metastasis to the liver and local relapse depicting feelings prior to palliative radiotherapy for unrelieved pain. “Each beginning has an end” (Shakyamuni Buddha). (c) A 55-year-old patient with metastatic lung cancer depicting feelings of relief after painful metastasis to the bone was stopped by radiotherapy. “Good deeds put a smile of happiness on another's face” (Prophet Muhammad PBUH)