Breast Cancer ChoicesTM
organization scrutinizing and reporting the evidence for
breast cancer procedures and treatments.
has been rigorously fact-checked and documented.
Report on decision-making: As patient-advocate reporters, our mission
is to help patients get full disclosure in order to make informed choices about
procedures and treatments. We have rarely met a patient who received the true
(overall survival) statistics for any therapy. Lack of full disclosure is the single
biggest obstacle to patients making informed choices. Only by uncovering the
hidden statistics can patients decide on which treatments are best for them.
Report on healing strategies: We investigate evidence-based strategies which
have passed the "do no harm" criteria.
How does a patient get informed?
of life will be affected.
For example, if you were told a toxic treatment offered 40% benefit and
you read that it actually only offered a 5% absolute benefit with years of
debilitating side effects, would this information affect your decision-making?
or not they have any evidence to support their use.
Standard of care medical treatment is consensus-based,
not evidence-based. Consensus-based only means the doctors
voted on medical guidelines.
Begin with the FAQ
Look at the documented results of the standard treatment route.
After scrutinizing the survival record of conventional treatments,
patients may consider alternative therapies, complementary
therapies or proceed on the conventional route.
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cancer procedures and treatments
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The most important goals
for newly diagnosed
breast cancer patients?
Full Disclosure Campaign
Breast Cancer Choices urges all
patients to obtain a copy of the
consent form in advance for
every procedure. This applies to
both diagnostic or therapeutic
Check our FAQ pages to confirm
the disclosures are accurate.
Read the consent form carefully.
A study showed that most
patients had little or no
understanding of the consent
form when asked about it later
and were told it was "just
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