Although most parents of children with cancer form trusting relationships with their children’s oncologists, poor outcomes may negatively affect this.
Even with an “exponential growth” of URM students, “faculty diversity would remain static well into the next 50 years.”
The social media platform can be useful as an education tool for oncologists to stay up to date on new research in oncology — but physicians still need to be mindful of the information sources.
ASCO raises concerns about the home infusion of anticancer therapies including patient and caregiver safety, adequate oncology infusion nurses, and reimbursement issues.
This study examined the impact of a restructured prior authorization process on the delivery of PBT at a proton therapy center.
Clinicians are more likely to counsel younger and female patients on reproductive risks before initiating chemotherapy, despite available ASCO guidelines.
Researchers examined causes of avoidable chemotherapy delays as a means of improving the quality of care for outpatients receiving chemotherapy.
A survey presented during ASCO20 found that patients who considered themselves adequately informed felt “in control” most days.
The first set of guidelines for providing oncology pharmacy services to cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic was recently published.
Core limitations were defined as lack of randomization, lack of overall survival data, inappropriate use of crossover, and use of suboptimal control arms.