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Patient-centered cancer treatment planning : improving the quality of oncology care : workshop summary / a National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship and Institute of Medicine Workshop ; Margie Patlak, Erin Balogh, and Sharyl J. Nass, rapporteurs ; National Cancer Policy Forum ; Board on Health Care Services ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Contributor(s): Patlak, Margie | Balogh, Erin | Nass, Sharyl J | National Cancer Policy Forum (U.S.)Material type: TextTextPublication details: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2011. Description: 1 online resource (xii, 66 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780309212748; 030921274X; 1283253518; 9781283253512Subject(s): Cancer -- Treatment | Therapeutics | Physician and patient | Neoplasms -- therapy -- Congresses | Physician-Patient Relations -- Congresses | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer | MEDICAL -- Oncology | Cancer -- Treatment | Physician and patient | TherapeuticsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic resource. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Patient-centered cancer treatment planning.DDC classification: 616.99/406 LOC classification: RC270.9 | .P38 2011 ebookNLM classification: QZ 266Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction and overview -- Why patient-centered planning for cancer? -- Patient-centered cancer care -- Patient education -- Patient empowerment -- Communication -- Coordination -- Addressing mental health issues -- Patient-centered cancer treatment plan -- Patient-centered cancer treatment planning in practice: are we there yet? -- Patient education -- Shared decision making -- Challenges to patient-centered care -- Patient stress -- Lack of health literacy and numeracy -- Differing opinions -- Systemic challenges -- Tools, personnel, and programs to overcome barriers -- Tools and resources -- Training -- Personnel -- Model programs -- Policy options to promote patient-centered cancer treatment planning -- Standards for training, licensure, and practice -- Financial incentives -- Research -- Healthcare reform -- Final remarks.
Summary: Each year approximately 1.5 million people are diagnosed with cancer in the United States, most of whom inevitably face difficult decisions concerning their course of care. Recognizing challenges associated with cancer treatment, the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) and the National Cancer Policy Forum (NCPF) of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC on February 28 and March 1, 2011, entitled Patient-Centered Cancer Treatment Planning: Improving the Quality of Oncology Care. This workshop summary includes an overview of patient-centered care and cancer treatment planning, as well as subject areas on shared decision making, communication in the cancer care setting, and patient experiences with cancer treatment. Best practices, models of treatment planning, and tools to facilitate their use are also discussed, along with policy changes that may promote patient-centeredness by enhancing patient's understanding of and commitment to the goals of treatment through shared decision-making process with their health-care team from the moment of diagnosis onward. Also emphasizes treatment planning for patients with cancer at the time of diagnosis.
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Introduction and overview -- Why patient-centered planning for cancer? -- Patient-centered cancer care -- Patient education -- Patient empowerment -- Communication -- Coordination -- Addressing mental health issues -- Patient-centered cancer treatment plan -- Patient-centered cancer treatment planning in practice: are we there yet? -- Patient education -- Shared decision making -- Challenges to patient-centered care -- Patient stress -- Lack of health literacy and numeracy -- Differing opinions -- Systemic challenges -- Tools, personnel, and programs to overcome barriers -- Tools and resources -- Training -- Personnel -- Model programs -- Policy options to promote patient-centered cancer treatment planning -- Standards for training, licensure, and practice -- Financial incentives -- Research -- Healthcare reform -- Final remarks.

Each year approximately 1.5 million people are diagnosed with cancer in the United States, most of whom inevitably face difficult decisions concerning their course of care. Recognizing challenges associated with cancer treatment, the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) and the National Cancer Policy Forum (NCPF) of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC on February 28 and March 1, 2011, entitled Patient-Centered Cancer Treatment Planning: Improving the Quality of Oncology Care. This workshop summary includes an overview of patient-centered care and cancer treatment planning, as well as subject areas on shared decision making, communication in the cancer care setting, and patient experiences with cancer treatment. Best practices, models of treatment planning, and tools to facilitate their use are also discussed, along with policy changes that may promote patient-centeredness by enhancing patient's understanding of and commitment to the goals of treatment through shared decision-making process with their health-care team from the moment of diagnosis onward. Also emphasizes treatment planning for patients with cancer at the time of diagnosis.

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