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Educational materials about immuno-oncology treatment for people with cancer

LydiaMakaroffby Lydia Makaroff, Director of the European Cancer Patient Coalition

 

Today’s cancer treatments are becoming increasingly complex. While the idea behind surgery is relatively simple – cut out the tumour – many of the new cancer treatments are based on more complex strategies. The complexity of these approaches can leave some people with cancer feeling left behind – as if everyone in the hospital room understands their treatment except them. This can often mean that people with cancer are not able to act as equal and informed partners in their health care.

 

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