A 29 woman with metastatic melanoma (in brain) explains that she and her husband have not told their 10 year old son and 8 year old daughter about her problem because it will cause too much distress.


  • Talk to the oncology psychologist about this scenario, and report back a summary of her thoughts.
  • Describe the mechanisms that lead a doctor to consider a clinical diagnosis of brain metastases.


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