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): ā€œIā€™d give my eyeteeth to have a psychiatrist make rounds with me.ā€ 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.ā€‹