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Clear communication between a doctor and patient is essential, especially when patients with advanced cancer wish to participate in decision-making about their medical treatment options, and trade-offs between quality and quantity of life emerge. A new study in JAMA Oncology finds that most of these patients report far more ...
The information, below, was provided by Daniel Weinstein, M.D., University of Vermont assistant professor of family medicine and medical director for Urgent Care at the UVM Medical Center, and was originally featured as a post on the HealthSource blog.
Vermont philanthropists Holly and Bob Miller have capped decades of support to strengthen palliative care and clinical services in end-of-life care in Vermont with a $3 million gift to establish the Holly and Bob Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.