A pilot trial of decision aids to give truthful prognostic and treatment information to chemotherapy patients with advanced cancer.

Abstract

Most cancer patients do not have an explicit discussion about prognosis and treatment despite documented adverse outcomes. Few decision aids have been developed to assist the difficult discussions of palliative management. We developed decision aids for people with advanced in curable breast, colorectal, lung, and hormone-refractory prostate cancers facing… (More)

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