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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.

2013 National Practice Benchmark Report

Nov 27, 2013

by Robert S. Miller, MD. Tom Barr and Elaine Towle of Oncology Metrics discuss the state of oncology practice based on data from the annual National Practice Benchmark report, noting the marked resilience and adaptability of the oncology delivery system and the surprising degree of stability of the business structures...

Sep 11, 2013

by Robert S. Miller, MD. Dr. Reshma Jagsi and collaborators conducted interviews with medical oncologists to ascertain their attitudes toward and prior experiences with the systematic collection of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in community oncology and to identify barriers to wider implementation.

Jul 9, 2013

by Robert S. Miller, MD. Dr. Douglas Blayney reviews some of the research and presentations from the first ASCO Quality Care Symposium held in San Diego (Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2013), and covered in the special May 2013 issue of the JOP.

May 31, 2013

By Robert S. Miller, MD. Michael Neuss and Martha Polovich discuss the recent updates to the ASCO/ONS chemotherapy administration standards, focusing on the safe administration and management of oral chemotherapy.

Mar 26, 2013

by Robert S. Miller, MD. Medical oncologists Mike Thompson and Don Dizon join Claire Johnston, social media manager at ASCO, in a discussion of best practices in using social media for patient education, promotion of clinical trials, and professional networking for oncologists.