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How biased language and stigmatizing labels affect patient care and treatment

During her treatment for acute leukemia, my friend Susan came to me for help and advice while she was in the hospital receiving chemotherapy. I also did her laundry. She went to one of the specialists at a major tertiary care center and had access to the lengthy consultation written by the oncologist. Susan had Read moreā€¦ How biased language and stigmatizing labels affect patient care and treatment originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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