Category: Education

Stanford Medcast is an educational podcast ideal for the clinician on the go. Hot topics in medicine, healthcare, and education are discussed with world leading physicians and scientists. The podcast is produced by the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education.

Episode 25: Hot Topics Mini-Series - Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: The Importance of Psychosocial Oncology

October 4, 2021

This episode addresses psychosocial oncology, a growing cancer subspecialty that addresses the variety of psychological, behavioral, emotional and social issues that may arise for cancer patients. The discussion will focus on the Psychosocial Oncology Program at Stanford School of Medicine and the various collaborations with other care providers and services. Topics will include the definition of psychosocial oncology and how it differs from palliative care. Listeners will also learn more about the focus of program and how it impacts the psychological responses of patients diagnosed with cancer.

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