Are doctors who gloss over the harsh realities of cancer treatment ‘guilty’ of perpetuating its many stereotypes?Shared by:
A nurse’s honest Instagram diary detailing her daily struggle with the side effects of cancer treatment has garnered much attention—for both its positivity and “gross detail”. Nevertheless, why is this term commonly used when describing the many side effects almost all cancer patients go through? Should we encourage a more ‘open’ mindset when discussing cancer treatments? Could we improve the quality of patient-doctor communication involving such topic?
25 Aug 2017 - General