JAMA Network Open
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What The Study Did: This survey study of 400 parents of children with cancer and 80 clinicians found that nearly one-quarter of parents reported challenges in the therapeutic relationship with their oncologist and that clinicians used strategies to improve relationships more frequently when they experienced the relationship as challenging.
Authors: Jennifer W. Mack, M.D., M.P.H., of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, is the corresponding author.
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