Regardless of where you practice, good communication between you and your pathologist is the best way to ensure that correct testing is done. Here are six common points of miscommunication to watch out for.
Several factors affect physicians’ choice of genomic tests, including availability, speed, and cost. Traditionally allelotyping have been used, since they are fast and sensitive, even though they are not comprehensive.
One of the most fascinating sessions I attended so far here at ASCO was on payment reform. As a faculty member of a cancer center at a state university, I generally consider myself lucky that I can remain quite sheltered from the financial side of oncology clinical care.