Tag Archives: prognosis

Drs. Stahl and Tomlinson: “Is there a right not to know?”

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl and Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson are the co-authors of a new article in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, titled “Is there a right not to know?” Published online on April 4, the article addresses … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl presents at CBSSM Research Colloquium

The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) at University of Michigan held its 5th annual Research Colloquium on April 27, 2016. Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl attended and presented on the patients’ right not to know their prognosis, … Continue reading

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Center faculty presentations from ASBH 2015

The 17th Annual American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Meeting was held October 22-25, 2015, in Houston, TX. Center faculty Tom Tomlinson, Len Fleck, Libby Bogdan-Lovis, Karen Kelly-Blake, and Devan Stahl presented and participated in panel discussions during the conference. Tom Tomlinson, PhD … Continue reading

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Terminal Illness and the Right to Ignorance

In a New York Times piece, Dr. Paul Kalanithi, chief neurosurgical resident at Stanford University, described his ambivalence about asking for his prognosis after being diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. Continue reading

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What ethical issues are raised by the uncertainty inherent in prognosis?

Join us for Alexander Smith’s lecture, “‘How long do I have, Doc?’ Ethical Issues in Prognostication for Older Adults, ” on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from noon till 1 pm in person or online. Continue reading

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