Women's preferences for discussion of prognosis in early breast cancer.

@article{Lobb2001WomensPF,
  title={Women's preferences for discussion of prognosis in early breast cancer.},
  author={Elizabeth A Lobb and Dianna T. Kenny and Phyllis Butow and Martin H.N. Tattersall},
  journal={Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={48-57}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine preference for prognostic information in women with early breast cancer. DESIGN Cross sectional survey. PARTICIPANTS 100 women with early stage breast cancer attending six teaching hospitals in Sydney, Australia. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Women's preference for prognostic information. RESULTS This study identifies new elements to consider in the prognostic consultation. Whilst 91% of women wanted to know their prognosis prior to commencing adjuvant treatment, 63… CONTINUE READING