end of life http://kalw.org en Can knowing when you’ll die help you live? http://kalw.org/post/can-knowing-when-you%E2%80%99ll-die-help-you-live <p><em>A note to our listeners and readers: We&rsquo;ve changed the name of the patient in this story for privacy reasons.</em></p><p>It&rsquo;s a busy Monday morning at the San Francisco Veterans Association Medical Center. Palliative care physicians Alex Smith and Katherine Aragon, along with their intern Sara Murray, gather in the lobby. They&rsquo;re on their way to see a patient, Bill Jones &ndash; a gentleman in his 60s who has a form of slow-growing cancer.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 21:45:32 +0000 Erica Mu 6697 at http://kalw.org Can knowing when you’ll die help you live?