Most oncology patient requests are appropriate =>JAMA Oncology Patient demands or requests for tests or treatments occur in less than 10% of outpatient oncology encounters, with just 0.14% of encounters resulting in clinicians complying with [more]

Keyhole surgery

Number 34

1 January 2010 0

Advances in cancer surgery over the past couple of decades have led to significant increases in cure rates in many cancers. How can we ensure these new techniques don’t put at risk the gains of [more]

The minimalist of St Mark’s

“It takes a surgeon to stop a surgeon,” says John Northover, consultant surgeon at London’s world-renowned colorectal hospital. And between his heavy clinical and teaching commitments, he concentrates on helping minimise patient interventions, through promoting [more]

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