Improving patient care may be possible for institutions achieving Disease-Specific Care certifications with certified nurse specialists at the helm.
One year after surgery, patients aged 70 years or older experienced moderate-to-severe tiredness, poor well-being, and lack of appetite.
Given these study findings, investigators suggested that future efforts should address racial/ethnic, educational, financial, and geographic barriers to receiving digital breast tomosynthesis screening at the facility level.
The latest episode of the “Oncology Peer Review On-The-Go” podcast discusses a review article on patient-reported outcomes of cancer-related pain.
The guidance is intended to inform gastroenterologists of how to assess lesions for endoscopic features associated with cancer, discuss how these factors guide endoscopic management, and to outline the factors that frame whether to advise surgery after a malignant polyp has been endoscopically resected.
The final guidance provides the agency’s current thinking regarding steps to broaden eligibility criteria in clinical trials through inclusive trial practices, trial designs, and methodological approaches.
The updated guidelines outlined indications and best practices for pelvic radiation treatments, as well as the integration of radiation with chemotherapy and surgery for patients with stage II to III disease.
This study found that the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care in the US has led to decreases and delays in identifying new cancers, as well as the delivery of treatment.
For the first time, the draft recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force indicate that screening for colorectal cancer begin at age 45.
The newest episode of Oncology Peer Review On-The-Go speaks with 2 authors of an article from the October Issue of the journal ONCOLOGY focusing on effective cancer care management during the coronavirus pandemic.