In the relationship between caregivers and patients, there may be no ingredient needed more than trust. Trust in the doctors to recommend the right course of treatment for your situation, trust that they will do everything they can to treat the cancer, trust that they will be there for you when you need them most and that they have your best interests always in mind, trust that you are being heard. Trust in the patient to follow the course of treatment laid out for them, trust that they will speak up with concerns.

Is trust sometimes too easily given? Or not given easily enough?  In what other ways does trust affect the cancer experience?

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