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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 18, 2012

by Robert S. Miller, MD. Elaine Towle and Tom Barr from Oncology Metrics discuss their annual National Practice Benchmark Report, and looking at 2011 data, revise last year's predictions and project trends for the next 3 years.

Nov 15, 2012

By Robert S. Miller, MD. Linda Parreco, RN, MS of the NCI describes some evidence-based communication strategies that can be used to improve clinical trial discussions with patients.

Oct 11, 2012

by Robert S. Miller, MD. Dr. Jeffrey Peppercorn of Duke discusses the ethical issues raised when a patient declines potentially curative therapy for breast cancer.

Aug 21, 2012

By Robert S. Miller, MD. Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN from UNC discusses what she and her colleagues learned from interviews and focus groups with cancer survivors and primary care physicians on the subject of survivorship and transitions in care.

Aug 2, 2012

by Robert S. Miller, MD. Dr. Jessica Hwang discusses a retrospective cohort study from M.D. Anderson looking at rates and predictors of hepatitis B virus screening in patients undergoing chemotherapy or other immunosuppressive therapy.