At ASCO 2018, Dr. Melissa Loh presented a study titled: "Chance of Cure in Advanced Cancer: What Do Older Patients Believe and How Are These Beliefs Related to Their Preferences?". This study looked at patients and their beliefs regarding a cure for cancer, specifically in older patients with advanced cancer. Patients who are certain that they could be cured pose unique challenges for physicians and shows a need for clear communication between patients and their physicians regarding the outcome of treatment and quality of life.
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