Findings from Coimbra University Hospital Update Understanding of Cancer Diagnostics (Cancer diagnosis disclosure from Portuguese physicians)

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Date: Oct. 3, 2015
Publisher: NewsRX LLC
Document Type: Report
Length: 402 words
Lexile Measure: 1510L

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2015 OCT 3 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week -- Research findings on Oncology are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting originating in Coimbra, Portugal, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Doctor-patient communication in oncology, particularly concerning diagnostic disclosure, is a crucial factor related to the quality of the doctor-patient relationship and the psychological state of the patient. The aims of our study were to investigate physicians' opinions and practice with respect to disclosure of a cancer diagnosis and to explore potential related factors."

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A430002723