How communication between cancer patients and their specialists affect the quality and cost of cancer care.

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Summary of "How communication between cancer patients and their specialists affect the quality and cost of cancer care."

Communication in cancer care is multidimensional and may affect patient treatment decision-making and quality of life. This study examined cancer patients' perceptions of the communication with their cancer specialists and explored its impact on the care they received and the financial burden they experienced.


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Name: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
ISSN: 1433-7339


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