“Respect for Patients, Physicians and the Truth” Cullen and Klein

In “Respect for Patients, Physicians and the Truth” Cullen and Klein argue that it is almost always wrong for a physician to deceive a patient for his own good. They present a case in which a neurologist fails to inform his patient that she has a brain cancer that will almost certainly kill within a month or two. He cannot do anything to lengthen her life by any meaningful extent. Wanting to spare his patient the anxiety and dread that knowing her prognosis would cause, he does not inform her.
In 250 – 500 words explain why his action is paternalistic and discuss the harm you think he has caused her.