Cancer Support Community Launches National Program to Assist Patients with Cancer Make Informed Decisions About Care
May 10th, 2012
Personalized Program Supported by the Amgen Foundation Designed to Improve Doctor-Patient Dialogue
The Cancer Support Community () and the Amgen Foundation, today announced the launch of Open to Options, a program designed to bridge the communications gap between physicians and patients and inspire patient confidence in making treatment decisions. Following a successful pilot funded by the Centers for Disease Control ( ), the Open to Options program is ready to provide professional counselors who help more people formulate a list of personalized questions and concerns to be taken into the oncologist’s office.