The use of a customized clinical pathways program that helps manage complexity and guide decisions resulted in a sharp decrease in costs per patient in an analysis of stage IV non–small-cell lung cancer.
Practice & Policy
Barbara McAneny on How the Repeal of the ACA Without a Replacement Threatens the Health of Patients and the Success of Community Practices
In this interview we discuss how the ACA, which was passed in 2010, changed the way oncologists treat their patients, and how a repeal of the law would affect patients’ access to care.
The majority of hematologist-oncologists who use the social media platform Twitter had some financial conflict of interest, according to new data.
The FDA has concluded that pioglitazone, used to treat type 2 diabetes, may be linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer.
The FDA has approved a new device that allows for the expansion of soft tissue in two-stage breast reconstruction surgery conducted after mastectomy.
Reducing the use of indoor tanning by enforcing an age restriction could potentially reduce melanoma incidence, mortality, and the costs associated with treating the disease, according to results of an economic analysis.
Treatment at a facility with a higher patient volume was associated with a lower risk of mortality for patients with multiple myeloma, even after adjustment for sociodemographic and geographic factors and comorbidities.
A new study from the ACS indicates that the proportion of cancer deaths from cigarette smoking varies substantially by state, but is highest in the South where as many as 40% of cancer deaths in men are smoking-related.
Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network have partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking pandemic. Part 4 highlights a period of further regulation on the tobacco industry, the advent of e-cigarettes, and more.
A new study has found that the price of older drugs increased more between 2010 and 2015 than that of newer drugs, with some having undergone dramatic price increases.