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Informed decision making in cancer care: more myth than reality

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Ellen Miller-Sonet From: For nearly a decade, the most distinguished minds in cancer care have advocated for shared decision-making — patients partnering with their clinicians to make informed decisions that are consistent with their needs, values, and preferences. Although widely perceived as the gold standard, it seems to be the exception rather than the rule. My organization, CancerCare, …