Influence of a multidisciplinary cancer board on treatment decisions

@article{Nemoto2012InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of a multidisciplinary cancer board on treatment decisions},
  author={Kenji Nemoto and Misako Murakami and Mayumi Ichikawa and Ibuki Ohta and Takuma Nomiya and Mayumi Yamakawa and Yuriko Itho and Tadahisa Fukui and Takashi Yoshioka},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18},
  pages={574-577}
}
BackgroundTo clarify how a multidisciplinary cancer board (CB) influences treatment decisions.MethodsFrom March 2010 to June 2011, a total of 475 cases were discussed at our CB and the minutes of the board were reviewed for this study.ResultsOf the 475 patients, minor changes in treatment methods were made in 42 patients (9 %) and major changes were made in 28 patients (6 %). Further diagnostic procedures, further publication surveys and reconfirmation of patient’s wishes were recommended in 80… CONTINUE READING

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