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Novartis survey published in The Breast Journal reveals major gaps in treatment discussions between metastatic breast cancer patients and doctors

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

89% of metastatic breast cancer patients surveyed feel it’s important to discuss a long-term treatment “roadmap” with their doctor at initial diagnosis, yet 43% report not having that conversation1 Patients seek comprehensive dialogue with oncologists to understand treatment options and quality of life issues throughout the course of their disease1   Results led to a community-endorsed personalized discussion guide to help …