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Managing Communication Around Cancer Diagnosis Gives Patients Sense of Control in an Otherwise Uncontrollable Situation

Asserting control over how to communicate — or not communicate — about their illness helps cancer patients overcome feelings of helplessness in a traumatic situation, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

University of Texas at Austin Course, First in Nation, Blends Fields of Social Work and Oncology

University of Texas at Austin students are learning how to help cancer patients and their families with issues of stress, coping, grief and survivorship through a new course bringing together the fields of social work and oncology, the first academic class of its kind in the nation.