Tough Painkiller Rules Push Some Russian Cancer Patients To Suicide

Tough Painkiller Rules Push Some Russian Cancer Patients To Suicide

By Corey Flintoff

The rules have been altered following cases where patients killed themselves, saying they couldn’t bear the pain and couldn’t get painkillers. But advocates say the changes haven’t gone far enough.

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