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Program teaches doctors empathy

The Canadian Cancer Society says over the course of the next year 170,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer.

It's a harrowing, confusing time, and when the diagnosis is made, most of those patients will be looking for a little kindness, a sympathetic ear to go along with their treatment.

Unfortunately, empathy is not a skill that comes naturally to all doctors.

Click on the link below to hear Airplay's house doctor Brian Goldman tell Dave about a new study that shows doctors can actually learn empathy.

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