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How long does it take to get a "do not resuscitate" order?
The role of chemotherapy at the end of life: "when is enough, enough?".
'Futile care': what to do when your patient insists on chemotherapy that likely won't help.
Improving palliative and supportive care in cancer patients.
Truth or consequences: what to do when the patient doesn't want to know.
Paradoxes in advance care planning: the complex relationship of oncology patients, their physicians, and advance medical directives.
The art of oncology: when the tumor is not the target. Tell it like it is.
Tell it like it is.
American Society of Clinical Oncology guidance statement: the cost of cancer care.
SPIKE$: a six-step protocol for delivering bad news about the cost of medical care.
Giving honest information to patients with advanced cancer maintains hope.
Ethical considerations in oncology: balancing the interests of patients, oncologists, and society.
Reasons why physicians do not have discussions about poor prognosis, why it matters, and what can be improved.
Explaining marginal benefits to patients, when "marginal" means additional but not necessarily small.
Palliative care for oncology patients.
Doing palliative care in the oncology office.
Using a question prompt list as a communication aid in advanced cancer care.
Patients and Physicians Can Discuss Costs of Cancer Treatment in the Clinic.
Influence of institutional culture and policies on do-not-resuscitate decision making at the end of life.
A Singular Hope: How the Discussion Around Cancer Surgery Sometimes Fails.
Physician Patient Relations