Setting the Stage During A Consultation

To help prepare patients for their initial appointment with their oncologist, John Marshall, MD, highlights what patients should expect during a consultation. Based on his experience, he explains what factors he considers prior to an appointment (that can affect a patient’s initial reactions to receiving bad news), and remarks on the importance of delivering the news and information related to a diagnosis without intimidating the patient.
PUBLISHED March 03, 2017

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