Cancer patients given CDs of consultations.

  • Sarah Elizabeth Murdoch

Press/Media: Research


CANCER patients are being given audio recordings of their hospital appointments as part of a pioneering project to help them better understand their diagnosis. Men in the early stages of prostate cancer are being offered a CD copy of the conversation they have with their consultant to discuss their treatment. While the patient already knows he has cancer at that stage, it is thought many people still struggle to make a decision about what is the best treatment for them.

Period20 Apr 2012

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