NORWALK, Conn., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, a leading online community for oncologists, presents exclusive slide shows dealing with communication in the oncology setting, skills that are essential to quality cancer care.
Cancer Network, the online home of the journal ONCOLOGY, offers news, blogs, and podcasts about the latest clinical findings. Among the special features for oncologists highlighting quality cancer care:
- End-of-life care is challenging for even the most seasoned oncologist. Here are five suggestions on starting the end-of-life conversation from William S. Breitbart, MD, that can help you better navigate this difficult but critical part of your work.
- Oncologists are expected to explain complex situations clearly while balancing the needs and expectations of their patients. We present seven statements oncologists should never say to their patients.
- Regardless of where you practice, good communication between you and your pathologist is the best way to ensure that correct testing is done. Here are six points of miscommunication between oncologists and pathologists to watch out for.
About UBM Medica US
Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach -- online, in print, via custom programs and live events. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers and payers resulting in improved quality of care for patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, online communities, live and digital events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Online communities include CancerNetwork.com, ConsultantLive.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, RheumatologyNetwork.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com, PsychiatricTimes.com and SearchMedica.com. UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect which, through a range of aligned interactive environments, both physical and digital – increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences through meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections. Headquartered in New York, UBM Connect brings together UBM's healthcare business, UBM Medica US; UBM Canon's advanced design and manufacturing event, online and print brands; UBM Connect New York's catering, cruise shipping, customer management, and fine, specialty and custom chemical communities; and UBM Mexico's concrete show. For more information, visit www.UBMMedicaUS.com.
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