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Personalizing care goals to account for a patient’s values, preferences, or circumstances can make a significant difference in shared decision-making and treatment planning. In this episode, CANCER BUZZ speaks with Melissa Kah Poh Loh, MBBCh,
BAO, assistant professor of Geriatric Hematology and Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Wilmot Cancer Institute about strategies to optimize critical conversations with patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
“For older adults with acute myeloid leukemia, the treatment landscape has changed in the last few years…and their [patients’] preferences and goals really make a difference in what we ultimately choose together with patients and
family members…incorporating this as part of the conversation is very important.” – Melissa Kah Poh Loh, MBBCh, BAO
Melissa Kah Poh Loh, MBBCh, BAOAssistant Professor of Geriatric Hematology and OncologyUniversity of Rochester Medical Center, Wilmot Cancer InstituteRochester, NY
This is the second episode of a four-part series developed in connection with the ACCC education program Achieving and Maintaining Better Outcomes for Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
This episode was made possible with support by Bristol Myers-Squibb.
The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s)/faculty member(s) and do not reflect the official policy or position of their employer(s) or the Association of Community Cancer Centers.