49 min

Communication in Oncology: Delivering Bad News Healthcare Unfiltered

    • Science

Chadi sits down with Jennifer Mack, MD, MPH, pediatric oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston, to delve into the delicate art of communicating difficult news to cancer patients. Dr. Mack shares her expertise on the timing of revealing an incurable diagnosis, distinguishing communication strategies for children and adults, handling the "How long do I have to live" discussions, and the nuanced process of recommending therapies while balancing the pros and cons, along with addressing potential side effects.

Read Dr. Mack’s editorial in JCO Oncology Practice, “The Day One Talk, 20 Years Later: What Have We Learned?”
https://ascopubs.org/doi/10.1200/OP.23.00005

Check out Chadi’s website for all Healthcare Unfiltered episodes and other content. www.chadinabhan.com/

Watch all Healthcare Unfiltered episodes on Youtube. www.youtube.com/channel/UCjiJPTpIJdIiukcq0UaMFsA

Chadi sits down with Jennifer Mack, MD, MPH, pediatric oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston, to delve into the delicate art of communicating difficult news to cancer patients. Dr. Mack shares her expertise on the timing of revealing an incurable diagnosis, distinguishing communication strategies for children and adults, handling the "How long do I have to live" discussions, and the nuanced process of recommending therapies while balancing the pros and cons, along with addressing potential side effects.

Read Dr. Mack’s editorial in JCO Oncology Practice, “The Day One Talk, 20 Years Later: What Have We Learned?”
https://ascopubs.org/doi/10.1200/OP.23.00005

Check out Chadi’s website for all Healthcare Unfiltered episodes and other content. www.chadinabhan.com/

Watch all Healthcare Unfiltered episodes on Youtube. www.youtube.com/channel/UCjiJPTpIJdIiukcq0UaMFsA

49 min

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