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 Co-Director, Holly Prigerson's, PhD, study show startling results about why patients with advanced cancer have a poor understanding of their prognosis and what it means for their End-of-Life care.  To read more click here.

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Co-Director, Holly Prigerson, PhD, pens an editorial accompanying a study that was published by the BMJ, which was found that cancer patients whiletheir condition is being diagnosed. The findings demonstrate the need for preventative efforts while patients await a diagnosis. "Patients cannot undo their diagnosis, but effective and empowering interventions could limit the extent to which they become undone by it," notes the Co-Director here.

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 Co-Director, Holly Prigerson, PhD, continues to receive coverage on research that suggests only a small amount of diagnosed cancer patients accurately understand their prognosis here.

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 Co-Director, Holly Prigerson, PhD, reports on research done that has highlighted the aggression and over treatment of cancer patients with cancer here.

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 Research Assistant, Simon Mentis Cohen, explains oncologists help patients with advanced cancer better understand their illness here.

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 Research Assistant, Simon Mentis Cohen, covered as he highlights the importance of who leads end-of-life discussion here.

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 Co-director and co-author, Holly Prigerson, PhD, illuminates an audience about terminally ill patient understanding of prognosis here

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 Expert faculty member's, Kelly Trevino and Megan Shen, PhDs, research on race and source of information as it effects patient life expectancy estimates of life expectancy picks up traction here.

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 Co-Director, Holly Prigerson, PhD, on cost-benefit of Chemotherapy care for late stage cancer patients here.

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 Co-Director, Holly Prigerson, PhD, on the difference between complicated grief and normal grief here.

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Co-Director's, Paul Maciejewski and Holly Prigerson, PhDs, assessment of prolonged grief makes the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette here.

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 Co-Director, Holly Prigerson, PhD, weighs in on survival mourning and its possible indications here.

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  Co-Director, Holly Prigerson, PhD, on Chemotherapy for patients with advanced gastric cancer here.

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 Co-Director, Holly Prigerson, PhD, provides insight as to why Alzheimer's disease might have become the second leading cause of death for our nation's oldest old here.