Determinants of Patient-Oncologist Prognostic Discordance in Advanced Cancer.

  title={Determinants of Patient-Oncologist Prognostic Discordance in Advanced Cancer.},
  author={Robert E Gramling and Kevin Fiscella and Guibo Xing and Michael Hoerger and Paul Duberstein and Sandy Plumb and Supriya Gupta Mohile and Joshua J. Fenton and Daniel J. Tancredi and Richard L. Kravitz and Ronald Epstein},
  journal={JAMA oncology},
  volume={2 11},
Importance Patients with advanced cancer often report expectations for survival that differ from their oncologists' expectations. Whether patients know that their survival expectations differ from those of their oncologists remains unknown. This distinction is important because knowingly expressing differences of opinion is important for shared decision… CONTINUE READING