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Development and evaluation of a checklist to support decision making in cancer multidisciplinary team meetings: MDT-QuIC.

Lamb BW, Sevdalis N, Vincent C, et al. Annals of surgical oncology. 2012;19:1759-65.

Multidisciplinary teamwork is essential in developing appropriate treatment plans for cancer patients, and teamwork failures have been implicated in several high profile errors. In this study, the investigators developed and implemented a quality improvement checklist to ensure thorough and patient-centered discussion and treatment planning.