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American Society of Clinical Oncology

Why Variability in Cancer Care Recommendations Means You Should Consider Second Opinions

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Make sure your care is following the best guidelines, or if your doctor is not following best guidelines, that the doctor has a good explanation of why you actually need something different. Good patients get good information which gets good care which gets the very best outcomes. And often, good patients need to get second opinions.

ASCO, Where Have You Been? It's Time to Recognize Cognitive Issues in Your Patient Consent Document

Idelle Davidson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Idelle Davidson

If the professional association that sets standards for oncologists doesn't seem to concern itself with timely disclosures, is it any wonder that clinicians in their hospital and community practices dismiss their patients' concerns as frivolous?

U.S. Cancer Costs Double In Nearly 20 Years

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — The cost of treating cancer in the United States nearly doubled over the past two decades, but expensive cancer drugs may not be the m...