Author | Leslie D. Michelson, JD

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Commentary (Kosecoff/Michelson): Current Status of Practice Guidelines in Oncology

July 01, 1995

It is somewhat bittersweet that an article about the need for cancer guidelines is being written in 1995. On the one hand, it is heartening that Dr. Winn has patiently organized a coherent framework for creating and implementing guidelines. On the other hand, it is quite bitter medicine to realize, as Dr. Winn points out, that even today, "follow-up studies.... have not been able to