The decision to screen for prostate cancer is a complicated one. A Cleveland Clinic medical oncologist discusses overdiagnosis and recommends a new path forward.
In the first episode of the American Medical Association’s Doc Talk podcast, Timothy Gilligan, MD, and Mikkael Sekeres, MD, discuss how they provide comfort and guidance to patients facing death.
Timothy Gilligan, MD, explores the challenges of end-of-life communication with patients through a personal story.
One of the biggest challenges cancer specialists face is determining what patients want to know about their prognosis. When delivering the bad news, there’s a fine line between best-case scenarios and statistically likely outcomes, between specifics and generalities, between faith and despair. In this New York Times column, two Cleveland Clinic oncologists wrestle with what to say and how to say it.
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The new book Communication the Cleveland Clinic Way reveals the groundbreaking communication model that has helped Cleveland Clinic reduce physician burnout and improve patient satisfaction.