May 2012

Development of a Multidisciplinary, Multicampus Subspecialty Practice in Endocrine Cancers

May 08, 2012

WEB EXCLUSIVE

The development of subspecialty tumor groups for uncommon malignancies represents an effective approach to building experience, increasing patient volumes and referrals, and fostering development of increased therapeutic options and clinical trials for patients afflicted with otherwise historically neglected cancers.

Guideline-Based Peer-to-Peer Consultation Optimizes Pegfilgrastim Use With No Adverse Clinical Consequences

May 09, 2012

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Active expert peer-to-peer consultation with prescribing oncologists can promote adherence to guidelines and lead to cost reductions without risk of neutropenic fever, with or without hospitalization, for patients with cancer.

Infused Chemotherapy Use in the Elderly After Patent Expiration

May 09, 2012

WEB EXCLUSIVE

As calls for improving the quality and cost efficiency of oncology increase, future empirical work is needed to examine the responsiveness of oncologists' treatment decision making to incentives among patients of all ages and insurance types.