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Cancer ‘fight’ may keep men from palliative care

Cancer ‘fight’ may keep men from palliative care

July 10, 2018

According to a University of Rochester Medical Center study, men with advanced cancer are 30 percent less likely than women to consider palliative care, and may view palliative options as a sign of “giving up.”

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Stigma around physician-assisted dying lingers

Stigma around physician-assisted dying lingers

March 22, 2015

Jack Kevorkian’s unorthodox methods drew attention to assisted suicide. Just months after Kevorkian’s first case, in an effort to broaden the debate, Dr. Timothy Quill published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Connections: Healthy Friday – medical marijuana

Connections: Healthy Friday – medical marijuana

July 19, 2014

This hour of “Healthy Friday” is coincides with the public television health series “Second Opinion LIVE!”. We discuss the controversial topic of medical marijuana, which just became legal in New York State. With us is Dr. Timothy Quill from the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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Palliative care expert co-edits new book

Palliative care expert co-edits new book

March 6, 2014

Rochester expert Timothy E. Quill, M.D’s new book addresses important, sometimes controversial issues faced by seriously ill patients and their families

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