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2014 Palliative Care Symposium Preview: Patient-Reported Outcomes

Originally posted on ASCO Connection   I’m looking forward to the 2014 Palliative Care Symposium in Boston. Our session on"The Three Ms of Symptom Science—Mechanisms, Measurement, and Management" will highlight some of the cutting-edge information about symptoms. I’ll be talking about the third M, management, and I’ll focus on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and novel electronic systems which facilitate PROs. These electronic…
Jeannine M. Brant
August 27, 2014
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Implementing the commission on cancer standards for survivorship care plans.

Originally posted on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ The number of adult cancer survivors in the United States has exceeded 13 million and continues to rise, yet care for these survivors continues to be poorly coordinated and their needs remain inadequately addressed. As one solution to this growing problem, the Institute of Medicine in 2006 recommended the delivery of a survivorship care plan (SCP) to…
Carrie Stricker
February 24, 2014