Refusing Cancer Medications to Avoid Delirium and Maintain Autonomy By Kimberly Petrovic, PhD MSN MA RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, SCSU Thomas O. Blank, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Human Development and Family Studies, UConn Shared decision-making within the patient-provider relationship is considered a cornerstone of the contemporary treatment of cancer here in Connecticut as well as nationally. It will be the focus of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Cancer Partnership. The relationship between patient and provider is critical and needs to develop and grow without diminishing the ultimate goals of cancer treatment: cure (whenever possible) and comfort (as…Details
This article was published in the January 2017, Volume 81, Number 1, issue of Connecticut Medicine and is reprinted here with permission.
Join The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX) for three upcoming educational events on the role of genomics in breast cancer. Through a generous grant from the Connecticut Breast Health Initiative Inc., these unique events will incorporate perspectives from breast cancer survivors, clinicians, and researchers to provide insight into current and future uses of genomics in breast cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management. Beyond Genetics: genomics in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and research Register here for the April 18, 2017 event – Early detection and diagnosis Register here for the May 2, 2017 event – Treatment and Precision…Details