Clinical Guidelines

ASCO/AAHPM Guidance Statement Could Standardize Palliative Care in Oncology

Meg Barbor, MPH

December 2015, Vol 6, No 11 - Clinical Guidelines

Boston, MA—A new guidance statement from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) provides the first formal, consensus-based recommendations regarding high-quality primary palliative care in oncology, according to Kathleen E. Bickel, MD, MPhil, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH. [ Read More ]