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William F. Pirl, MD, MPH

William F. Pirl, MD, MPH

Dr. Pirl is Associate Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL.

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What is the estimated prevalence of psychiatric disorders in ambulatory patients with cancer? Find out in this quiz.

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Psychiatrists need to understand the patient’s cancer diagnosis, staging, treatments and their adverse effects, and prognosis to appreciate the challenges the patient is coping with throughout treatment as well as survivorship or end-of-life.

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