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Think Before You Speak -- Patient Preferences for Cancer Screening Cessation


Background: It is generally recommended that physicians stop recommending routine cancer screening to patients with a life expectancy of <10 years, but this is often a difficult discussion to have with patients. This study was designed to better understand patient preferences regarding how to approach this topic. Objective: To examine community-dwelling older adults’ views on the decision to stop cancer screening when life expectancy is limited and to identify their preferences more...
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