Talking to Your Doctor About Treatment Options - Episode 2

Varying Levels of Information in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Different patients want different levels of information, says John L. Marshall, chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Georgetown University Hospital, associate director, Clinical Research, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Though some patients want to see scans, blood tests, biopsy information and more, they need to know that it may be difficult to understand. Other patients, he says, just want to know about the next treatment steps.