Keyword: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Under pressure from healthcare experts, the CDC has clarified the controversial federal guideline for prescribing opioids.
Medical and patient advocacy groups launched an ad campaign to oppose a proposal they say will restrict patient access to prescription drugs.
One of the nation’s top cancer hospitals has grappled with how to bring breakthrough treatments to market while remaining true to its mission.
Leading medical figures have failed to report financial relationships when their studies are published in journals, according to an investigation.
Findings from a new study raised concerns around how cancer patients will be cared for in the future.
While well-intentioned, the law could create opportunities for hucksters and snake-oil salesmen to prey on those who are vulnerable.
Critics of the new policy say it lacks some crucial details, including how to determine when a less-expensive drug isn’t effective.
Some individuals were not aware they had become part of an organized campaign to oppose what’s known as the 340B program.
Groups that represent physicians are still digesting the 1,473-page proposed rule released by CMS but have already found fault with the plan.
ASCO is recommending that all patients age 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy.