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Dr. Jimmie Holland on The Human Side of Cancer

This week CR Magazine presents a series of five podcasts featuring interviews with Memorial Sloan Kettering psychiatrist Dr. Jimmie Holland. Dr. Holland is a pioneer in treating the whole person with cancer, including meeting their social and emotional needs.  She has worked in the field of psycho-oncology since 1977, urging that cancer patients be assessed for distress at their very first oncology visit. Each day a new episode will be available including: The Shock of Diagnosis Cancer Myths Doctor and Patient Relationships A Family Affair Life After Cancer