Clinical Care'Big Three' Diagnostic Errors Account for Nearly 75% of All Serious Harm
One-third of malpractice cases for death or permanent disability began with an errant or delayed diagnosis, making it the biggest...
FinanceCMS Proposing Bundled Payment Model for Radiation Oncology
Participation would be mandatory for certain geographic areas during the model's projected five-year timeline.
Clinical CareEHR 'Nudge' Slashed Unneeded Scans Before Palliative Radiation
Default orders can help physicians de-implement low-value treatments.
Have Cancer, Must Travel: Patients Left In Lurch After Hospital Closes
As the rural town of Fort Scott, Kan., grapples with the closure of its hospital, cancer patients face new challenges...
Clinical CareCancer Urgent Care Clinics Slow Growth of ER Utilization
A cancer urgent care clinic in Texas reduced growth of emergency department utilization by more than half.
StrategyCity of Hope to Invest $1B in New Irvine Cancer Care Campus
The organization said it is accelerating its plans and upping its investment in Orange County, in response to the market's...
Clinical CareMore Evidence Links Body Fat With Prostate Cancer
Risk of advanced, fatal disease rises with abdominal visceral fat.
Clinical CareCombining Biopsy Methods Boosts Prostate Ca Detection
Clinically significant cancers detected in up to 33% more men.
Clinical CareNever Say 'Die': Why So Many Doctors Won't Break Bad News
Robust research shows that doctors are notoriously bad at delivering life-altering news.
Clinical CareMore Bad News for MIS in Cervical Cancer
Significantly higher recurrence risk compared with abdominal hysterectomy.
Clinical CareOncologist Who Led AMA Has Prescription for U.S. Healthcare Challenges
Barbara McAneny applied lessons learned in oncology practice to lead the American Medical Association.
Clinical CareCancer Surgery Refusal Remains a Problem
Older, unmarried, African-American patients more likely to say 'no'