What do cancer patients need from Oncologists

Dr__Patient1_bedisde_-_landscapeKEY TAKEAWAY: There are more cancer drugs in development than any other therapeutic area, but cancer patients, and caregivers, needs are largely going unmet when it comes to the physician-patient relationship. Cancer patients want a relationship that focuses on open communication and helps them understand the therapies they are receiving. Continue reading

Challenges remain in treating cancer patients

screenshot_214In 2014, the United States made significant progress in cancer care as demonstrated by improvement in the five- year cancer survival rate for many cancer types and a record 14.5 million cancer survivors, as well as by the availability of 10 new drugs and several new tests for the diagnosis, treatment, or management of cancer according to a report from ASCO.
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