Decisions

Speaking Up for Patient Preferences in Cancer Treatment Decisions
“The chance to ask questions and get them answered to your satisfaction” is a necessary step, according to the American Cancer Society. It also means taking time to ... Or if a man with prostate cancer will likely do just as well with observation alone ... [...]
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Dear Dr. Roach: Prostate cancer testing, treatment are highly personal decisions
No matter which level you look at, the 6.4 or the 10.7, your PSA level has been rising and is now in a higher-risk range. It still is hotly debated whether early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer leads to better outcomes (even though it seems ... [...]
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Three Critical Decisions in Breast Cancer Radiotherapy
Editor's Note: Radiation therapy has become an integral part of breast cancer treatment, but skipping radiation in select low-risk breast cancer patients may be a viable option. During a plenary session at the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium ... [...]
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