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Patients may misunderstand point of chemotherapy

Added: Thursday 7 February 2013

Many patients with incurable cancer may not understand that their chemotherapy is unlikely to cure their cancer, according to a study published in the <cite>New England Journal of Medicine</cite>. The researchers said that if patients have unrealistic expectations of treatment, this affects their ability to make informed choices and the issue therefore needs to be addressed by healthcare providers.


+  http://www.onsconnect.org/2013/01/justin/patients-may-misunderstand-intent-of-chemotherapy


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