When the Patient Knows Best

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In this article, oncology nurse Theresa Brown sets out the importance of taking patient views and values into account when determining a course of treatment.

In this article, oncology nurse Theresa Brown follows the story of a cancer patient and likens it to her own experience when pregnant. She sets out the importance of taking patient views and values into account when determining a course of treatment and how honest communication about the risks and benefits of a course of treatment can change the choices patients make. 

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