Geriatric assessment summaries can prompt and enhance oncologist-patient conversations about functional or physical performance.
The most common base compensation incentive component was volume-based compensation for primary care physicians and specialists.
A review of 81 RCTs explored the effectiveness of educational meetings — either alone or with other interventions — in improving clinical practice and patients outcomes.
The tool prompted significant increases in palliative care and hospice referrals.
Most Americans are unaware that race impacts access to care and how long a patient with cancer survives, according to a recent survey by The Harris Poll on behalf of ASCO.
While several studies have investigated SARS-CoV-2 contamination in health care settings, patterns in oncology clinics with fewer COVID-19 cases is unclear.
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.”
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.
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.
Burnout rates among pediatric hematology/oncology fellows may be influenced by less patient-centered care and less humanistic practice.
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced that certified physicians who have a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirement due in 2020 will now have until the end of 2021 to complete it.
Prices for prostate cancer radiotherapy varied widely at 52 National Cancer Institute-designated centers.
Little is known about the frequency and financial repercussions of out-of-network billing, despite frequent news in the media about surprise medical bills.
The average indebted medical student owes nearly $190,000 upon graduating. This begs the question: were the loans worth it?
Most medical school graduates leave school in debt. Here’s what you can do to better manage your student loans.