Jeff Belkora

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BACKGROUND Coaching and guidance are structured approaches that can be used within or alongside patient decision aids (PtDAs) to facilitate the process of decision making. Coaching is provided by an individual, and guidance is embedded within the decision support materials. The purpose of this paper is to: a) present updated definitions of the concepts(More)
BACKGROUND Less than 5% of breast cancer patients participate in clinical trials. To increase patients' awareness and access to trials, we created, a clinical trial matching website. matched patients to trials based on their self-reported breast cancer history. It also provided a messaging platform through which(More)
BACKGROUND Decision aids educate patients about treatment options and outcomes. Communication aids include question lists, consultation summaries, and audio-recordings. In efficacy studies, decision aids increased patient knowledge, while communication aids increased patient question-asking and information recall. Starting in 2004, we trained successive(More)
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