TITLE

Physician empathy for patients with lung cancer may be lacking

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;10/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report on emphatic response from thoracic surgeons and oncologists to questions of patients suffering form lung cancer. According to the data published in a 2008 issue of the "Archives of Internal Medicine," only ten percent of queries were responded to by physicians. The data focused on seven subthemes which include cancer-related symptoms and morbidity and mortality concerns.
ACCESSION #
34781565

 

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