Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: People with leukemia and their oncologists have vastly different perceptions of prognosis

(American Society of Clinical Oncology) A study of 100 people with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) receiving chemotherapy found that patient and physician perceptions of treatment risk and the likelihood of a cure varied widely. Overall, patients tended to overestimate both the risk of dying due to treatment and the likelihood of a cure.