Primary Care Companion

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Psychotherapy Casebook: Psychotherapy of a Patient With Terminal Cancer.

Primary Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2002;4(3):111-112

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We began making rounds together exactly 1 year ago, at the Hollings Cancer Center outpatient clinic: 3 hours, 6 to 8 patients, every Thursday morning. The oncologist had said (and I remember it exactly): “I’d give my eyeteeth to have a psychiatrist make rounds with me.” Two expatriate New Yorkers, reveling in the beauty and peace inherent in life in Charleston, S.C. Dr. Brescia came to the Medical University of South Carolina to establish a Supportive Care Program for cancer patients whose primary disease was deemed no longer curable.​