What information patients with localised prostate cancer hear and understand.

@article{McGregor2003WhatIP,
  title={What information patients with localised prostate cancer hear and understand.},
  author={Sandra McGregor},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={273-8}
}
Patients with localised prostate cancer can decide on a treatment option that is appropriate for their needs and lifestyle only if their doctor provides information that they understand and can remember. This small study (n10) examined the knowledge of men who had been diagnosed but had not been treated for early stage disease. A semi-structured interview schedule enabled these men to demonstrate their knowledge of their disease and its treatment. They were aware that they had incomplete… CONTINUE READING

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