When the patient has been hospitalized, he doesn? t bring just the pathology himself, but brings his beliefs, values, theories, stories, and knowledges. How may we you proceed with patients in this life? nosocomical s stage while framework doesn? t to consider them such social person, and unconditionally identifying themselves well patient only? Main words: cancer; social death; daily. INTRODUCTION the cancer, appears enters the main causes that can take the death in the present time, it brings obtains deep effect in the welfare state and psychic of the sick person, as well as in the daily one of its family. The Organization Pan-American of Health? OPAS clarifies more than that the cancer if became the devastadora illness in the world, with 10 million new cases to each year. In Brazil, the estimates for the year of 2010, as given published for the INCA, valid also with respect to the year of 2011, point with respect to the occurrence of 489.270 new cases of cancer.
The types most incident, to the exception of the cancer of skin of the not melanoma type, will be the cancers of prostate and lung in the masculine sex and the cancers of breast and the col of the uterus in the feminine sex, following the same profile of the magnitude observed for Latin America. These indices denounce the growth of the illness, either for the fragility that it presents, either for the fragility of a public system of still partial preventive health in its effectiveness, who beyond abstaining of a significant number of ranks of attendance and specialized staff, annuls as essence the consideration of the phenomenon of the social death, integrant part of the treatment. When the necessary patient of hospital internment, this is reason of great apprehension and suffering, therefore she demands a removal of everything what it familiar and she is known.