Original Publication Date: 1 January, 2015
Publication / Source: Breast Cancer Management
Authors: Kathryn A Martinez, Allison W Kurian, Sarah T Hawley & Reshma Jagsi
Helping patients to maximize their autonomy in breast cancer decision-making is an important aspect of patient-centered care. Shared decision-making is a strategy that aims to maximize patient autonomy by integrating the values and preferences of the patient with the biomedical expertise of the physician.