Nothing Personal: Disturbing Undercurrents in Cancer Care
Used in medical education.
Includes referenced discussion sections for evidence-based practice.
- Medical Journalists' Association Open Book Award
"A landmark for the patient voice"
- Macmillan Cancer Support
"A remarkable book... essential reading for all who deal with cancer patients - health professionals, politicians, health service developers, carers and, of course, patients themselves... will surely inspire change."
- Professor Karol Sikora in his foreword.
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Of course it’s likely this lady will be likely to ‘stick around for a long time’ – just as likely the so-called ‘cancer’ would never have caused a problem in her lifetime. I wonder if she knows about the rates … Continue reading
An important paper by Kirsten McCaffery and colleagues looks at the problem of overdiagnosis in healthcare and discusses what is needed: ‘Communication that empowers the public, patients, clinicians, and policy makers to think differently about overdiagnosis will help support a … Continue reading
‘… employers and health plans should offer incentives that reward the use of evidence-based decision aids.’ Harald Schmidt, The New York Times, 18 January 2016 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/19/health/mammograms-breast-cancer-health-insurance-rewards.html?emc=eta1&_r=0