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The Cancer Metaphor: "Because Cowards Get Cancer Too ..."

Published Tue May 2nd 2017

Presented by: Dr. Ryan Fisher, Md, FRCPC
Palliative Medicine Fellow

Friday May 5, 2017
Fenwick Conference Room @ KGH

1. Understand the history of the “fight” metaphor in cancer and why we use it 
2. Understand the potential advantages and disadvantages of using the “fight” metaphor in cancer language
3. Appreciate the potential impact the “fight” metaphor has on patient care

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