Shared decision making for treatment of cancer: challenges and opportunities

J Oncol Pract. 2014 May;10(3):206-8. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2014.001434.


Treatment recommendations are based on complicated clinical information that is revealed variably over time after initial diagnosis. Integrating this information into a treatment plan is challenging, as different specialists direct the various treatments.

MeSH terms

  • Decision Making*
  • Disclosure
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Physician-Patient Relations