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Empathic Physician Communication and Stigma in Lung Cancer Patients

Principal Investigators: 
Megan Shen, PhD
Sponsored by: 
National Cancer Institute
Research Description: 

The proposed study is relevant to public health in that it addresses an at-risk group of cancer patients, current smokers diagnosed with lung cancer, by examining the link between physicians' empathic communication and patients' perceived stigma as an area for potential are for future interventions to reduce lung cancer stigma. 

Research Type: 
Weill Cornell