SPOTLIGHT: Doctors often forget emotions when dealing with cancer

Cancer treatment involves a lot of high-tech expertise. The thing is, patients don't do as well as they could unless doctors also take patients' feelings into account. Increasingly, research is suggesting that empathy, warmth and support can make a big difference in engaging patients in their treatment--and may even help improve outcomes. Unfortunately, such communication is often lost in the process. Article

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