Priority 16 from the Living With and Beyond Cancer PSP

UNCERTAINTY:If people with cancer are involved in their own healthcare decisions (including participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings with health professionals), does this lead to better outcomes? (JLA PSP Priority 16)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0073/16
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

BMJ Open. 2016 Jul 21;6(7):e012559. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012559. Multidisciplinary team decision-making in cancer and the absent patient.

Health Research Classification System category Cancer
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Is the same true of patients who are actively involved in their own healthcare decisions [better outcomes and better overall survival] ~ What are the barriers to patients participating in MDT meetings that discuss their care? How can these be overcome?
Submitted by Individual survey submissions categorised by Healthcare professional, Patient, Relative/Carer, Other, and Unknown.  For full details of the type of submitter for each individual question, please see the spreadsheet of data held on the JLA website.
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0073
PSP name Living With and Beyond Cancer
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 54  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018