Michigan Medicine experts discuss whether active surveillance — close monitoring without immediate treatment — could reduce overtreatment for some thyroid, prostate and breast cancer patients.
A new study finds half of early stage breast cancer patients relied on three or more people to help them process treatment options.
In New York state, mandated physician-patient communication helped some cancer patients get a beneficial procedure. But more work is needed to narrow treatment gaps.
A new study shows language barriers and cultural differences disadvantage some patients, but it records no significant inequities in how doctors provide information.
A recommendation against contralateral prophylactic mastectomy did not increase the likelihood of patients seeking a second opinion or receiving surgery from a different surgeon, a study finds.
A protein in the tumor microenvironment plays a role in fueling cancer’s spread, a function that could potentially be blocked, according to a new study.