Items Tagged ‘planning’

June 1st, 2016

Landmark Study Provides Insight into Information Gaps for Cancer Patients that Affect Informed Treatment Decision Making

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Most Cancer Patients Are Inadequately Informed about Clinical Trials and Do Not Seek a Second Opinion According to a recent report, a majority of US cancer patients feel inadequately informed about clinical trials and do not seek a second opinion. While two thirds feel satisfied with the information and attention of their cancer care team, […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, cancer, Cancercare, clinical trials, communication, diagnosis, News, patient opinion, planning, treatment


January 29th, 2015

Planning in Advance for Cancer Care May Reduce Anxiety

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For patients with advanced cancer, making plans for future care does not appear to cause emotional distress and may even reduce anxiety. These findings were published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Advance care planning involves making a plan now about future care, including how decisions will be made and who will be […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, cancer, cancer care, end of life, News, planning, terminal cancer