Alan Astrow Highlights the Importance of Listening to Patients


Dr. Alan Astrow discusses the importance of clinicians listening to all of a patient's concerns.

Alan Astrow, MD, chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology at New York Methodist Hospital, discusses the importance of listening to patients about their whole experience.

It's not uncommon for patients to have spiritual questions when they discover they have cancer. Astrow says that it is important for clinicians to listen to all concerns patients may have and develop an open disposition. On this solid foundation, patients and clinicians can form a healing alliance.

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