Information is key: why patients need to be empowered to learn about their disease

At the 2016 Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), held in Valencia, Spain, John Murray, a Nurse Clinician at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK, discusses the importance of information availabilty for patients. With the advent of the internet patients are becoming more empowered. By learning about different treatment options, their side effects, and ongoing clinical trials patients can make informed decisions and better cope with their disease.

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