Communication in Cancer: How to Deliver Bad News

By Healthcare Unfiltered - Last Updated: November 16, 2023

In this important episode, Dr. Chadi Nabhan sits down with Jennifer Mack, MD, MPH, a pediatric oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital, to discuss the delicate art of communicating difficult news to patients with cancer. Dr. Mack shares her thoughts on the timing of revealing an incurable diagnosis, communication strategies for children and adults, handling the “how long do I have to live” question, the nuanced process of recommending therapies while balancing the pros and cons, and more.

This podcast originally appeared on Healthcare Unfiltered.

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