If Your Patient Asks About Cancer: 9 New Facts

June 9, 2016
Leo Robert
Leo Robert

Find ASCO meeting highlights here, with an emphasis on primary care’s role in cancer management.

“Collective Wisdom: The Future of Patient-Centered Care and Research” was the theme of the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, held this week in Chicago.The idea is to encourage partnerships between oncologists and health care professionals in various disciplines to combine knowledge and strengthen the delivery of and access to high-quality cancer care.To that end, researchers and educators at the ASCO meeting presented the latest advances in cancer prevention and screening, diagnosis, management of symptoms, and care of survivors.Click above for ASCO meeting highlights, with an emphasis on the role of primary care in cancer management.An upcoming slideshow will describe more cancer advances of interest to primary care physicians.