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Cancer Topics - Oncology Practice In Rural Settings Part 2

Publication: ASCO Education Podcast

People who live in major cities in the US and abroad tend to benefit from better cancer care due to having access to more doctors, facilities and equipment. In contrast, those who live in rural areas face many challenges accessing consistent and quality care.

In Part Two of this ASCO Education Podcast, Chris Prakash, M.D., medical oncologist at Texas Oncology–Paris, medical director of Texas Oncology and president of the Texas Society of Clinical Oncology, discusses the need for rural populations to access clinical trials, using telemedicine for chemotherapy and clinical trials, and using political advocacy to improve cancer care in rural areas.

To listen to the episode and/or read the full transcript, click here.

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