State of Cancer Care in America: 2015
The State of Cancer Care in America: 2015 report—released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and published by the Journal of Oncology Practice—is an annual, comprehensive look at demographic, economic, and oncology practice trends that will impact cancer care in the United States over the coming years. View Report.
Share Coverage Issues
ASCO would like to hear if you (or your practice) is facing any Medicare coverage challenges. Describe the issue you are experiencing by filling out our form and ASCO staff might be able to be of assistance. Share Your Issue
More Medicare Resources:
The transition to the International Classification of Diseases-10 (ICD-10) coding system began on October 1, 2015. ASCO provides a host of resources to help practices successfully implement the new system.
ASCO Community Research Forum Annual Meeting
Find Tools and Resources for Conducting and Managing Clinical Trials
The Community Research Forum (CRF) has developed tools to help community researchers conduct and manage clinical trials. Visit the CRF website to find:
- An online library of resources
- A tool to assess the quality of your research program
- More information on CRF initiatives.
Connect with Other Physician-Investigators and Research Staff
Do you want to share issues and ideas with your colleagues who conduct and manage research within community-based setting? Visit the new discussion forum on ASCO Connection to gain access to posts and to receive the latest updates on CRF initiatives.
Clinical Trials Resources
Seven Steps to Eliminating the “War” Analogy in Cancer Care
When doctors talk about cancer as a “battle” or an “invasion,” patients can interpret recurrence or progression as a sign of personal failure. Blogger Matthew S. Katz, MD, suggests some other analogies to help patients understand the complexity of their disease. Read More.