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Without adequate pain control and personal privacy for the family, there is no dignity at the final end of lifestyle for a cancer patient, says Viccars. In addition, the Society is working to ensure that patients have the right to select where they die. Currently, more than 55 per cent of Canadians die in the hospital, although most ill people say they would rather die at home terminally. Because looking after dying family very results in mental and financial burdens frequently, the Canadian Cancer Society is also urging the federal government to create a national strategy that could include compassionate care benefits and a caregiver tax benefit.When individuals are admitted to a healthcare facility, they usually find themselves in a very different environment from what they are used to, and they don't feel good or sleep well. Esther Bernhofer, PhD, RN, of the Cleveland Clinic, and her co-workers wondered whether the hospital lighting environment might contribute. Related StoriesBoston Children's Hospital selects Vijay G. Sankaran to receive Rising Star AwardCHOP's Buerger Middle for Advanced Pediatric Care celebrates grand openingGlan Clwyd Hospital N Wales spend money on Esaote's G-Scan MRI device for weight-bearing scanning The team designed a report to determine if there are any romantic relationships between hospital lighting, mood, sleep, and pain in hospitalized adults.