News tagged with cancer care

Observation is safe, cost-saving in low-risk prostate cancer

Many men with low-risk, localized prostate cancers can safely choose active surveillance or "watchful waiting" instead of undergoing immediate treatment and have better quality of life while reducing health care costs, according ...

Jun 17, 2013
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Oncologists, PCPs differ in cancer follow-up concerns

(HealthDay)—Medical oncologists (MOs) and primary care physicians (PCPs) report different barriers/concerns in cancer follow-up care to be problematic, according to research published online May 20 in the ...

Jun 10, 2013
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Cancer drug shortages hit 83 percent of US oncologists

Eighty-three percent of cancer doctors report that they've faced oncology drug shortages, and of those, nearly all say that their patients' treatment has been impacted, according to a study from researchers at the Abramson ...

Jun 03, 2013
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