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Practice & Policy

A new study found that 86% of NCCN guideline authors had at least one reported financial conflict of interest.

Patients with glioblastoma who were uninsured or who had Medicaid at the time of diagnosis were more likely to be diagnosed with a larger tumor and had shorter survival times.

Read compelling analyses of 5-year trends and projected changes in the oncology clinical drug pipeline, selected from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics’ recent “Global Oncology Trend Report.”

The USPSTF has issued an updated guideline with recommendations regarding screening for colorectal cancer. A systematic review found that screening can be of “substantial net benefit.”

In this interview we discuss the direct-to-consumer advertising for nivolumab (Opdivo) for the treatment patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer.

ASCO has released a clinical practice guideline on invasive cervical cancer. For the first time, ASCO created the guideline based on resource availability, tailoring recommendations to support basic- or limited-resource settings.

Although data are anecdotal, there is no question that the increased numbers of patients with insurance resulted in cancer patients receiving care they previously could not.


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