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USPSTF Recommends Low-Dose CT Screening for Heavy Smokers

The USPSTF published its final recommendation on screening for lung cancer on December 31, concluding that all people between the ages of 55 and 80 years who are at high risk for lung cancer should undergo low-dose CT screening.

Practice & Policy

A recent survey found that the financial burden of cancer treatment leads many patients to make potentially harmful medical care and lifestyle tradeoffs.

ASCO has endorsed a clinical practice guideline from several associations on when to offer molecular testing for EGFR and ALK mutations in lung cancer patients.

In the field of oncology, we are fortunate to possess a vast and ever-expanding trove of knowledge, and we now have a sufficient foundation of knowledge in many cancers to afford ourselves the luxury of striving to seek wisdom as well.

In a policy statement on the relationship between cancer and obesity, ASCO called on oncologists to integrate obesity prevention and management into patient care.

Almost three out of every four young oncologists in Europe may be experiencing burnout, according to data from the largest burnout survey conducted to date.

Cancer patients on palliative care wards were more likely to experience a dignified death than patients in other parts of cancer centers, a recent study found.

In this interview we discuss the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) health information and patient record initiative called CancerLinQ.

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