A new diagnosis of localized cancer can be an emotional rollercoaster of ups and downs, dread and optimism, fear and empowerment. Added to this distress is the seemingly impossible task of gathering sufficient information to make the best evidence-informed decision regarding an optimal individualized treatment plan.
The pediatric neurosurgeons at Norton Neuroscience Institute provide neurological care for children at Norton Children’s Hospital. Our pediatric specialists are experienced in treating the unique needs of children with brain and spine conditions. They are skilled in the use of progressive techniques.
To assess nationally the use of questionable cancertherapies. DESIGN: Survey of cancer patients or their families regardinguse of questionable methods of cancer treatment; sample survey ofphysicians’ perception of use. PARTICIPANTS: 36,000 households; 5,047individuals; 91 physicians.