Cancer is the second most costly medical condition in the United States behind heart disease, and a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) sought to better understand Medicare costs.
FDA granted market authorization for a non-invasive, smartphone device that offers respite from migraines.
There are three aspects to medical financial hardship: material, psychological, and behavioral. They all can impact adherence to physician treatment plans and follow-up care.
Physician leader Atul Gawande believes that as treatment options proliferate for cancer care and other serious illnesses, it will create a new challenge: patient communication about quality of life.
A study presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) shows that the type of health insurance and other socio-economic factors influence treatment outcomes for multiple myeloma.
Trends in cancer survivorship, the shift to value-based care are fueling the need to reinvent care delivery models to accommodate this growing segment of the population.
Primary care physicians and oncologists need to better coordinate and communicate as cancer survivorship rates climb, according to a panel at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago.
How can you help migraine patients who suffer from psychiatric conditions such as depression or anxiety? A headache expert says a simple question can make a huge impact.
The American Board of Obesity Medicine announced that a record 726 physicians passed its board certification examination this year, with primary care physicians leading the way.
Primary care practices that offer retinal exams via telemedicine can prevent blindness while boosting quality scores.