Exclusive Journals Coverage articles provide quick insight and additional author perspectives on select studies recently published in Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Oncology Practice.
Sep 07, 2018
Digital health technologies can foster collaboration between physicians, caregivers, and patients by streamlining communication through interactive decision aids, mobile apps, and web-based resources.
Jun 19, 2018
"The State of Oncology Practice in America, 2018" reports on important trends in oncology practice ownership, practice concerns, and the oncology workforce, among other topics.
Feb 26, 2018
Dr. Overman shares an additional perspective on the updated results from CheckMate-142 with ASCO Connection, results which were presented at the 2018 GI Cancers Symposium and simultaneously published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO).
Apr 26, 2017
At a time when more people are surviving cancer than ever before, new paradigms of care and perhaps even new definitions of survivorship are needed, according to a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Jan 06, 2017
A study of 30,903 men newly-diagnosed with non-metastatic prostate cancer between 1988 and 2015 found that use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), which inhibits cancer growth by lowering testosterone, was not associated with an increased risk of dementia.
Dec 19, 2016
A study of 6,348 women who were part of the Nurses' Health Study and diagnosed with breast cancer between 1976-2004 found that women who consumed more protein, especially from animal sources, had a modestly lower risk of recurrence and death resulting from breast cancer.
The “Little Big Things”: For Patients With Ovarian Cancer, Factors Such as Wait Times and Parking Loom Large in Quality of Life
Oct 26, 2016
A study in the Journal of Oncology Practice found that among patients with ovarian cancer, the “little big things”—including scheduling, wait times, and transportation—had the greatest impact on quality of life.
In Sri Lanka, Cultural Norms Dictate Hiding Cancer Diagnoses From Patients, But Patients Want to Know
Oct 10, 2016
Long-accepted practice in Sri Lanka is for doctors to share a patient’s cancer diagnosis, treatment options, and prognosis only with family, and to hide the information from the patient, but patients want information.
Sep 27, 2016
As a result of the 5-plus year war in Syria, the country faces severe shortages in the availability of oncologists and pathologists, as well as severely limited access to treatments such as chemotherapy and specialized surgery.
Sep 20, 2016
A new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology assessed whether women from various racial and ethnic groups have differing risks of developing and dying (incidence and mortality) from lung cancer. The study’s first author, Manali I. Patel, MD, MPH, discusses her findings.