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Health literacy — What are you missing when talking with your provider?

Cancer diagnosis can be confusing, complicated. Clear, concise communication between providers and patients is vital.
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Cancer Patients' Treatment, Diagnosis Wait Time Reduced By Danish Health Care Fast Track Program

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

In Denmark, implementing a national fast track system for cancer patients reduced the waiting time between a patient's initial meeting with a health care provider and their first treatment by four weeks when comparing 2010 to 2002, ... Read Post

Time between cancer diagnosis and treatment provides 'window of opportunity' to optimize health

Health : Medical News Today (last year)

For patients with cancer, "prehabilitation" - interventions given between the time of diagnosis and the start of treatment - has the potential to reduce complications from treatments and improve physical and mental health outcomes, ... Read Post

Geriatricians and Surgeons Develop Guideline for Prevention and Treatment of Postoperative Delirium in Older Patients

Health : Newswise Medical News (4 hours ago)

A new guideline is available to help health care providers prevent and treat one of the most common postoperative complications in older patients, delirium, which is an episode of sudden confusion. Read Post

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