Providers say they don't have the resources to adhere to enforcement of decades-old laws calling for the FDA to police laboratory-developed tests. The CMS rejected requests that it, not the FDA, have oversight of the tests, which are manufactured and performed within a single hospital or in...
Competition is building in the cancer-care field, as hospitals, health systems and physician groups are constructing new cancer centers in response to the aging of the baby boomers and a projected increase in cancer diagnoses over the next 20 years.
The media may inadvertently be the biggest culprit in exaggerating the potential benefit of new cancer drugs, and that could lead to misunderstandings among patients and the public, according to a new JAMA Oncology report.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology says the CMS should look at episode-based or bundled payment instead of site-neutral payment, as federally proposed.
Cancer is much less common in elephants than in humans, even though the big beasts' bodies have many more cells. That's a paradox known among scientists, and now researchers think they may have an explanation.
Members of the American Society for Clinical Oncology called on legislators Tuesday to build upon the provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act to improve research and treatment.
For three decades, participants in the Modern Healthcare Design Awards have sought to advance the concept of a healing environment. This year, the 30th annual contest saw a coming together of efforts to refine that concept while integrating the sometimes-conflicting principles of value-based design.
What particularly struck Design Awards judge Rulon Stacey about the new Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in West Harrison, N.Y., was the prominent staircase in the middle of the lobby.
Dr. Joxel Garcia, 53, has been named the inaugural executive director of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's prevention and control platform, part of its “Moon Shots Program,” which aims to accelerate and improve cancer survival rates.
New research shows that chances of dying from very early breast cancer are small but the disease is riskier for young women and blacks, the same disparities seen for more advanced cancer.
Dr. Edith Mitchell has been named the new president of the National Medical Association, which represents African-American physicians and has more than 30,000 members.
Effective Aug. 3, Kevin Fitzpatrick will become CEO of CancerLinQ, a not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.