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10.14.03.00.htm 10.14.03.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 14 CANCER CONTROL Chapter 03 Breast Cancer Treatment Methods Authority: Health-General Article, ยง20-113, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.14.03.01.htm 10.14.03.01. 01 Definitions.. A. The following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Department" means the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.. 2) "Diagnosis" means a histopathologic finding of breast cancer in a biopsy specimen.. 3) "Treating physician" means an individual authorized under the Medical Practice Act to practice medicine in Maryland who, in Maryland, treats a patient for breast cancer.
10.14.03.02.htm 10.14.03.02. 02 Requirements for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.. A. The Department shall provide a standardized written summary in layman's language that:. 1) Lists effective methods of treating breast cancer that may be medically practicable including all types of surgical treatment and radiological, hormonal, and chemotherapeutic treatment and combinations of these treatments; and2) Describes the advantages, disadvantages, risks, and procedures associated with each method of tre
10.14.03.03.htm 10.14.03.03. 03 Requirements of Treating Physicians.. A. At any time before, but not more than 5 days after, a treating physician informs a patient of a diagnosis of breast cancer, and before treatment, the treating physician shall give the patient:1) The standardized written summary provided by the Department; or. 2) An equivalent summary including the requirements under Regulation .02A written in language that the patient understands.B. A treating physician may not undertake any of t
10.14.03.9999.htm 10.14.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: November 14, 1988 (15:23 Md. R. 2658). Regulation .01B amended effective January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 31). Regulation .03 amended effective January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 31) -. Chapter recodified from COMAR 10.06.05 to COMAR 10.14.03 in July, 1993.
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