What is your response to the question, "Is this terminal?"  

How do you "have the talk" in a way that is straightforward without emotionally crushing the patient?



Answer from: Medical Oncologist at Academic Institution
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Medical Oncologist at Tower Health Medical Group
I am copying this and giving it to my fellows. Gre...
Medical Oncologist at Lehigh Valley Physicians Group
This is awesome. I will be sharing with our fellow...
Radiation Oncologist at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
This is phenomenal; thank you so much!
Radiation Oncologist at Providence Saint Joseph Health
What you are doing is truly meaningful for patient...
Medical Oncologist at Intermountain Medical Center
Absolutely superb. Should be mandatory reading for...
Radiation Oncologist at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Sent to my entire faculty, as well. Must read for ...
Medical Oncologist at Stanford University School of Medicine
Thank you: @Simul Parikh, @Mark A. Lewis, @Join Y....
at Adventhealth Orlando
One word - Powerful! Thank you!
Medical Oncologist at Georgia Cancer Specialists affiliated with Northside Hospital Cancer Institute
Thank you for sharing this! This is awesome!
at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Thank you so much for your amazing response! VERY ...
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Medical Oncologist at Sweetwater Regional Medical Center
Thank you for this summary. I have participated in...
at San Francisco Medical Center
Thanks - so glad it was helpful. 
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Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Academic Institution

Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Academic Institution
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Radiation Oncologist at Radiation Oncology Associates
As far as predictions, I will tell patients that I...
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Answer from: Medical Oncologist at Community Practice

Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Community Practice

Answer from: Medical Oncologist at Community Practice