Published in Cancer Weekly, October 4th, 2005
According to recent research from Sweden, "Encouraging patient participation in medical and nursing care is an active expression of respect for a person's autonomous choice. The aim of the present study was to compare preferences about the degree of participation in treatment decision-making in a group of patients with colorectal cancer before and 1-year after surgery, and further to compare these preferences to the patients' actual participating role before surgery and their sense of coherence."
"Fifty-five persons diagnosed...
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