10 ways to make better decisions about cancer care
Home-based treatments are a welcome option
A U-M cancer doctor explains a tumor board and how multiple experts help patients
Association of cancer physicians provides top five tests and treatments to reconsider
Quality care and the ideal patient experience
Links to resources outside the cancer center which provide education on taking charge of your medical care.
The culture of medicine has changed: Gone are the days when doctors dispensed treatment with a paternalistic air. As medicine has advanced, patients have more choices about how they can approach their care. Combined with the vast amount of health information available on the Internet, patients are educating themselves and partnering with their physicians to make informed medical decisions.