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Nearly half of cancer patients don’t feel involved in treatment decisions, survey finds

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Almost half (47%) of patients with cancer do not think that they have been sufficiently involved in deciding which treatment option is best for them, a new survey shows. The survey of nearly 4000 patients across 10 countries also found that around four in 10 (39%) said that they were never or only sometimes given enough support to deal with symptoms and side effects.

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Source: BMJ, 25 July 2019

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