Discussing Cost and Value with Patients

Steven O’Day, MD

Video Categories: Value

Dr. Steve O’Day understands that cost is a major concern for patients and urges oncologists to discuss the “big picture” with their patients so that they understand the full value of a treatment.
April 14, 2015

Unclear Diagnoses in Patients with Metastatic Disease

Dr. Boccia addresses the problem of unclear diagnoses affecting approximately 15% of newly diagnosed patients with metastatic disease each year and the importance of an accurate diagnosis of tumor type in selecting the proper site-specific therapies.

July 25, 2018

Best Practices in How Oncologists and Pathologists Can Work Together to Optimize Biomarker Testing for their Patients with Cancer

Dr Sanjiv Agarwala describes best practices developed at St. Luke’s Cancer Center, where a committee has been formed in which clinicians and pathologists meet to reach consensus on reflex testing of molecular biomarkers, as well as the value of biomarker testing in enhancing patient care.