What prostate cancer patients should know: variation in professionals' opinions.

@article{FeldmanStewart1998WhatPC,
  title={What prostate cancer patients should know: variation in professionals' opinions.},
  author={Deb Feldman-Stewart and Michael Donald Brundage and Charles R R Hayter and Patti A. Groome and John Curtis Nickel and Hilary Downes and William J. Mackillop},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={111-23}
}
PURPOSE This study was designed to determine what questions health-care professionals think should be addressed with curable prostate cancer patients before treatment decisions are made. METHOD A survey was distributed to radiation oncologists, urologists, medical oncologists, nurses and radiation therapy technologists (RTTs) involved in treating prostate cancer patients. Participants were asked to judge the importance of addressing each of 78 questions (essential/important/no opinion/avoid… CONTINUE READING

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