Conversations With Your Healthcare Professional Matter
When it comes to discussing metastatic breast cancer (mBC), we can all use some help. The resources below offer guidance and support around many of the challenging conversations patients and their loved ones face. Talking about mBC will never be easy, but maybe it can be a little easier.
A Goal Agreement for Patients and Their Healthcare Team
Knowing your short- and longer-term goals can be important for your doctor and your healthcare team when determining the best course of treatment and care for you. Figuring out those goals are important discussions to have as often as you need to, and this document can help you have them.
Understanding and Overcoming Barriers
Shared decision-making between you and your doctor is important. Here, you can learn where to begin and how to make the most of your conversations about mBC with your doctor.
The Patient Interactive Assessment Tool
This interactive discussion aid can help you figure out if you’re getting all that you can out of the conversations with your doctor and help you adjust your approach if you aren’t.
Developing and Achieving Goals
Setting goals can help you to focus on what matters most to you. It'll help you and your doctor agree on a path forward with your treatment and on what your specific next steps should be. This video is a great place to start.