Breast cancer surgery options

Lisa JM Caldon on Clinicians’ concerns about decision support interventions for patients facing breast cancer surgery options: understanding the challenge of implementing shared decision-making.  Health Expectations 2011; 14; 133-146.
This paper shows how little information or choice some surgeons offer – and their reasons – (previous excuses were ‘too middle class’, ‘too demanding’…) and is well worth looking at.
See also the Patient Information Forum website.
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Medical writer, author, artist. Cancer campaigner. Aiming always to improve health services and bring compassion into health care.
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