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Cancer-stricken physician says doctors aren't taught to break bad news
6/12/2019

Doctors treating Dr. Ron Naito fumbled the delivery of his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, and the unfortunate experience gave him the motivation to promote improvement in communicating bad news. Naito has discussed his experience with Oregon Health & Science University medical students in a course titled "Living With Life-Threatening Illness," which pairs students with ill and dying patients.

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