Breast Cancer Survivor Support and Education on Twitter

“Breast Cancer Survivor Support and Education on Twitter,” By Targeted Oncology.

#BCSM – breast cancer social media – is a dynamic online network and community dedicated exclusively to women and men affected by breast cancer. The tweetchat takes place every Monday evening at 9 pm ET/8 pm Central/6 pm Pacific in real time. Dr. Deanna . . . → Read More: Breast Cancer Survivor Support and Education on Twitter

ASCO Issues HER2-Negative Breast Cancer Guide

“ASCO Issues HER2-Negative Breast Cancer Guide?” By Charles Bankhead, MedPage Today.

Editorial Note: After reviewing medical literature from 1993 through May 2013, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) developed a new set of clinical guidelines for patients with advanced HER2-negative breast cancer. The review included findings from 59 randomized clinical trials and 20 systematic . . . → Read More: ASCO Issues HER2-Negative Breast Cancer Guide

Predictors of newly diagnosed cancer patients' understanding of the goals of their care at initiation of chemotherapy

“Predictors of newly diagnosed cancer patients’ understanding of the goals of their care at initiation of chemotherapy.” By Inga T. Lennes, Jennifer S. Temel, Christen Hoedt, Ashley Meilleur, Elizabeth B. Lamont, Cancer

The American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Oncology Practice Initiative endorses in their core measures that providers should discuss the goals of care . . . → Read More: Predictors of newly diagnosed cancer patients’ understanding of the goals of their care at initiation of chemotherapy