Predictors of newly diagnosed cancer patients' understanding of the goals of their care at initiation of chemotherapy

“Predictors of newly diagnosed cancer patients’ understanding of the goals of their care at initiation of chemotherapy.” By Inga T. Lennes, Jennifer S. Temel, Christen Hoedt, Ashley Meilleur, Elizabeth B. Lamont, Cancer

The American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Oncology Practice Initiative endorses in their core measures that providers should discuss the goals of care . . . → Read More: Predictors of newly diagnosed cancer patients’ understanding of the goals of their care at initiation of chemotherapy

“How doctors and patients do harm”

“How doctors and patients do harm.” By Tara Parker-Pope, New York Times Well Blog

Just how broken is the United States health care system? Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, paints a grim picture in his new book written with Paul Goldberg, “How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks . . . → Read More: “How doctors and patients do harm”