Monthly Archives: November 2012

Are Oncologists More Open Minded Than Cardiologists?

How open minded are we as physicians and scientists?  With the rapid change and improvement in cancer knowledge and treatment do oncologists see the world differently than other specialists? Last week at the American Heart Association annual meeting, a study … Continue reading

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“Faith and Hope: Should Oncologists Discourage Unrealistic Optimism”

Once again, a scientific paper about oncology practice reported in the lay press has led some to conclude that cancer specialists are not honest with their patients with advanced cancer about the incurable nature of their illnesses.   Considering that these … Continue reading

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