Practice Management

Older Patient and Caregiver Prognostic Estimates Suggest Need for Prognostic Interventions
October 24, 2020

Researchers indicated that these findings demonstrate a need for interventions to improve prognostic understanding between older patients with advanced cancer, caregivers, and health care professionals.

Older Adults with Cancer Not Represented Proportionately in Clinical Trials According to Study
October 23, 2020

A study led by researchers from A City of Hope found that there is not a significant enough effort being made to representing older adults with cancer in clinical trial populations for new cancer drugs.

Machine Learning Intervention Triples Serious Illness Conversations Among Oncology Clinicians
October 22, 2020

An intervention that delivered machine learning mortality predictions with behavioral nudges to oncology clinicians significantly increased the rate of serious illness conversations among all patients included in this study.