A calculated choice

1 September 2013 0
Computers are better than doctors at processing the large amounts of information involved in personalising treatments. But which decision-making tools can be relied on, and how can they best be used to help inform shared clinical ... [ more ]

Easing the cancer journey

1 September 2013 0
Having to travel long distances or stay away from home while being treated for cancer takes its toll in anxiety, stress and isolation. Could more be done to ensure policies that centralise services don’t make some patients’ lives ... [ more ]

Refusing treatment

1 September 2013 0
People take treatment decisions on the basis of their personal perspectives as much as the medical pros and cons. Doctors need to be able to deal with this.... [ more ]

My World – Clodagh McHugh

1 September 2013 0
Clodagh McHugh works as an oncology nurse specialist with patients at every stage of their disease and with all types of cancer. Based at a leading teaching hospital in Dublin, she lectures on oncology nursing and is involved...... [ more ]
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