December 2018 | Oncology Fellows

Turning the Tide on Opioid Prescribing Practices

January 13, 2019

As evidence grows that opioids may potentially worsen oncologic outcomes, surgeons and oncology providers must take an active role in addressing the opioid crisis by adopting similar protocols that decrease the quantity of narcotics available for diversion while ensuring safe patient care.

Reminder App With Postsurgery Instructions Well Received by Patients With Ovarian Cancer

January 12, 2019

Nearly 1 IN 5 women who undergoes ovarian cancer surgery is readmitted for complications, but a web-based app may improve patient monitoring so complications and adverse events can be addressed quickly by the patient’s care team.