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Cancer Topics - Oncology Practice In Rural Settings

Publication: ASCO Education Podcast

In Part One of the ASCO Education Podcast, Sucharu "Chris" Prakash, medical oncologist at Texas Oncology–Paris and president of the Texas Society of Clinical Oncology, examines the realties practicing oncology in rural areas. Throughout the podcast, Dr. Prakash discusses the difficulties of having to travel long distances for treatment, the effectiveness of telehealth, solutions to recruiting a supportive care workforce in rural areas, and facilitating access to imaging facilities and specialized treatment.

Visit the ASCO Education Podcast to listen to the episode or read the full transcript.

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