PRIAS: active surveillance for men with low-risk prostate cancer

Active surveillance aims to prevent overtreatment by closely monitoring men with low-risk prostate cancer without them having to undergo cancer treatment.

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Moovcare®: web-based follow-up care for lung cancer patients

Researchers in France developed a web-based algorithm to help oncologists take action at the first signs of a potential lung cancer relapse.

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Martini-Klinik: patient-centred outcomes data collection to improve prostate cancer care

The Martini-Klinik, a specialist prostate cancer clinic in Germany, systematically measures the quality of its care using outcomes that are most relevant to patients. Examples include rates of incontinence and erectile dysfunction following treatment.

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PROCHE: efficient delivery of chemotherapy through better use of patient data

The Georges-Pompidou European Hospital in Paris created the Programme d’Optimisation du Circuit des Chimiothérapies (PROCHE) to improve the chemotherapy process for patients by assessing their suitability for chemotherapy before scheduled appointments.

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Danish Cancer Patient Pathways: three-legged strategy for faster referral and diagnosis of cancer

The Ministry of Health in Denmark introduced Cancer Patient Pathways (CPPs) linking GPs, hospitals and specialist diagnostic centres to improve the diagnostic process for cancer.

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Early introduction of palliative care: improving patient outcomes and reducing costs

Early palliative care involves combining palliative support with standard cancer care shortly after a patient is diagnosed with incurable and/or advanced cancer.

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No decision about me, without me: shared decision-making in the UK’s National Health Service

Recognising the need for increased patient involvement in healthcare decisions, the UK Government called on key players in the National Health Service (NHS) to make shared decision-making a healthcare norm.

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