When you have MBC, you have a lot of decisions to make about your care. Working as a partner with your doctors is called shared decision-making and allows you to take an active role in your care and choose treatments that are best for you, based on risks, benefits, and your goals.
Click the links below to learn about shared decision-making and hear from experts about how it can allow you to be more in control of your healthcare choices.
What is Shared Decision-Making and Why is it Important?
- University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Article and Video): What is Shared Decision-Making in Healthcare?
- Association of Community Cancer Centers (Dr. Thomas Butler, Video): The Importance of Shared Decision-Making in Cancer Care
- Cleveland Clinic (Dr. Jame Abraham, Video): Why Should Breast Cancer Patients Engage in Care Decisions?
- The Atlantic (Free trial required to read): Letting Patients Call the Shots
- Harvard Business Review: Program for Shared Decision-Making
Shared Decision-Making and Clinical Trials
- For the Breast of Us (Video): Shared Decision-Making in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials and Medical Research
- Myovant Sciences (Video):Â What is Shared Decision Making in the Doctorâ€™s Office?
MBC Clinical Trials
- Metastatic Trial Search: Trials for Decision Support
- Metastatic Trial Search: Trials for Support/Education
Last Modified on June 1, 2023