Special Issue: Payer/Provider Relationships in Oncology

Developing Dialogue in Healthcare

May 23, 2011

INTRODUCTION

The editors introduce this special issue, which contributes to an ongoing dialogue in cancer care that explores the tension between new therapeutics and the ever-increasing need to limit resources.

Advancing Performance Measurement in Oncology

May 21, 2011

CLINICAL

The American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Oncology Practice Initiative has grown to include 973 practices as of 2010. Practices demonstrated rates of end-of-life care and other measures of quality.

Are We Winning the War on Cancer?

May 15, 2011

COMMENTARY

With an increasing demand for cancer care driven by the demographics of the aging population far outpacing the supply of oncologists, and the ongoing transformation of the reimbursement system, the challenges facing oncology are formidable.