A study presented at the ASCO Cancer Survivorship Symposium evaluated the impact of a breast cancer survivorship model on health system resources and costs. READ MORE
The 40th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium will take place from December 5-9 in the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center. Breast cancer clinicians and researchers will convene to discuss cutting-edge treatment options and novel strategies for managing breast cancer.
Researchers conducted a study to generate estimates of costs associated with breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy regimens.
A study presented at the ASCO Cancer Survivorship Symposium evaluated the impact of a breast cancer survivorship model on health system resources and costs.
The rate of mammogram use increased by nearly 6% among older patients who were recommended for screening after the Affordable Care Act eliminated co-payments.
Overall costs of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer do not burden the health care system when analyzed in relation to survival benefit.
Research in Review
Researchers identified three quality measures that have the largest potential of improving quality of care at a system level for patients with early-stage breast cancer receiving systemic therapy.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has updated their guideline for breast cancer risk reduction, including significant changes to the section on components of risk/benefit assessment and counseling.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has recently updated its clinical guidelines for the management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome.