Say what?! Confusing medical jargon and topsy-turvy language can leave a lot of patients feeling lost in translation
Sept. 22, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center
Whether its topsy-turvy language or murky medical jargon, most cancer patients run up against a "lost--in-translation" moment with their doctors. Writer Diane Mapes and Fred Hutch experts weigh in on the importance of good patient-doctor communication.
Breast Health Global Initiative publication identifies barriers to cancer screening, provides tools for optimizing treatment programs
April 4, 2011
A landmark publication from the Breast Health Global Initiative’s 2010 global summit reveals a multitude of barriers that keep women of developing nations from receiving screening and treatment for breast cancer. The authors—17 breast cancer experts from 12 countries—also identify common strategies and detail models of new programs that can improve and optimize breast health care and cancer treatment in such settings.
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