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Cancer Center's Ira Byock Featured on NPR's "Talk of theNation"

September 1, 2009

Dr. Byock

Ira R. Byock, MD

The recent passing of Massachusetts U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy and the ongoing debate over healthcare reform in the United States has focused a tremendous amount of attention on the subject of dying and its place in modern healthcare.

Ira R. Byock, MD, Director of the Palliative Care Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center, was one of the guests on the August 31 edition of the National Public Radio show "Talk of the Nation." The title of the show was "Making Plans For The Last Chapter Of Life."

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