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News in brief: Oncologist alleges discrimination by palliative care service; Skin reactions with checkpoint inhibitors; Polygenic risk score for melanoma

Oncologist accuses palliative care service of ‘abhorrent’ discrimination Cancer patients who choose to die at home under Victoria’s voluntary assisted dying laws are being shunned by Catholic Church-aligned palliative care services, an oncologist says. Dr Cameron McLaren said it was ‘abhorrent’ that healthcare staff working for Eastern Palliative Care were not permitted to attend the ...

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