An informed decision?. Breast cancer patients and their knowledge about treatment Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Attitude to Health
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Informed Consent
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Women

abstract

  • These results suggest a need for fundamental changes in patient education to ensure that women are able to make informed decisions about their breast cancer treatment. These changes may include an increase in the use of decision aids and in decreasing the speed at which treatment decisions are made.

publication date

  • December 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.pec.2006.03.010

PubMed ID

  • 16860523

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 303

end page

  • 12

volume

  • 64

number

  • 1-3