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Barriers to shared decisions in the most serious of cancers: a qualitative study of patients with pancreatic cancer treated in the UK.

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BACKGROUND: Less than 20% of patients with pancreatic cancer present with localized, potentially curable tumours. Even when potentially curative surgery is possible, mortality is high. Only 20-25% of patients who have had resected ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head survive 5 years. Other treatments include chemotherapy, radiotherapy and palliative care. AIM: To explore patients' perceptions of barriers to shared decision making in a condition in which shared decision making might be...

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Publication status:
Accepted

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Publisher copy:
10.1111/hex.12319

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Ziebland, S More by this author
Chapple, A More by this author
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Journal:
Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy
Publication date:
2014-12-05
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EISSN:
1369-7625
ISSN:
1369-6513
URN:
uuid:698238f3-e96d-4929-b2fa-77ce80e54499
Source identifiers:
499672
Local pid:
pubs:499672

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