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Theatrical and Documentary Film Translations of Cancer Communication Research

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Communicating about cancer across the natural progression of the disease is challenging and complicated. In this episode, Dr. Wayne Beach reflects on his research about family communication and patient-oncologist communication and the translation of his findings in the form of theatre productions and documentary films. Beach’s work illustrates the power of moving between personal stories and the public expression of those experiences. Dr. Beach is a Professor of Communication at San Diego State University.

You can read Dr. Beach’s  work published in Health Communicationat: