Health Problems

Nurse combatting the ‘Angelina effect’ through new decision aid

Crystal Chu has grown accustomed to her patients’ sometimes-impulsive responses after they’re diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. “Cut them both off,” women often say to Chu, a University of Virginia oncology nurse and a Ph.D. student. “They’ve served their purpose. I’m ready.” Chu’s response, however, is always gentle and more tempered. “I usually […]