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Childhood Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Childhood Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about childhood extracranial germ cell tumors, see the following.

  • Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor (Childhood) Home Page
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scans and Cancer

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Physicians Interacting With Family Caregivers

Patients and caregivers may present with different needs, making it difficult to decide whose needs take priority.[1] This situation is especially common when it comes to truth-telling, with family members asking the health care team to keep bad news a secret from the cancer patient, or vice versa. Communication With Caregivers Cultural differences can profoundly affect communication with the patient and family. For example, some Asian Americans believe that talking about death or dying is...

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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