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JCO Oncology Practice podcasts bring you observations and commentaries in a convenient audio format. This popular feature provides further insight and depth to JCO OP's written articles. Play them on your desktop or download them to your portable MP3 player. JCO OP podcasts are ideal for the clinician on the go—you can keep up to date while you are exercising or driving.

Note to authors: To cite a podcast, authors should use the following format, using the podcaster's name in the place of the author: "Smith KH: Role of Tamoxifen in Breast Cancer Treatment [podcast]. J Oncol Pract doi:10.1200/OP.20.55.5555".


The purpose of each podcast is to educate and to inform. The podcast is provided on the understanding that it does not constitute medical or other professional advice or services. It is no substitute for professional care by a doctor or other qualified medical professional and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or treatment of individual conditions. Guests who speak in a podcast express their own opinions, experience, and conclusions. Neither American Society of Clinical Oncology nor any of its affiliates endorses, supports, or opposes any particular treatment option or other matter discussed in a podcast. The mention of any product, service, organization, activity, or therapy on a podcast should not be construed as an ASCO endorsement.

Dec 13, 2010

by Robert S. Miller, Joseph O. Jacobson, and Denis B. Hammond. Contributors to the JOP November 2010 issue discuss the challenges and approaches to multi-disciplinary cancer care.

Nov 8, 2010

By Elaine L. Towle. Many oncology practices have responded to rising costs and decreasing reimbursements by examining their operations and working to enhance efficiency.

Nov 8, 2010

By Carol Kando-Pineda. The Federal Trade Commission says it’s good to be skeptical about miraculous cancer-fighting products, as most of them are scams.

Nov 8, 2010

By Edward J. Benz, Jr. The author summarizes the discussion at the Institute of Medicine National Cancer Policy Forum Workshop to examine oncology workforce shortages.

Nov 8, 2010

By Johannes C. Nunnink. Study analyzes data among cancer registries in several states to see differences in care between rural and urban areas.