Breaking bad news - Evidence from the literature and recommended steps

Communicating bad news to people with cancer is an integral role for the health professional involved in cancer care. By its very nature, the diagnosis can be tremendously difficult for everyone involved. From the doctor‟s perspective, it can be one of the most personally difficult roles s/he must perform.

File name: nbocc-bbn-lit-review-and-next-steps.pdf
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Cancer Type:
All Cancer Types
Publication Audience:
Resources for health professionals
Year: 2010
Document Status:
Greater than 5 years. This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than 5 years ago and may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice.