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ABSTRACT: Oncology training programs: are we doing comparative effectiveness research justice?

Comparative effectiveness research (CER) is defined as an assessment of all available options for a specific medical condition, with intent to estimate effectiveness in specific subpopulations. Medical professionals must receive training in CER, including its general goals, the 'toolbox' necessary to perform CER and its design. Oncologic training programs are

ABSTRACT: The ethics of health information technology in oncology: emerging issues from both local and global perspectives.

Health information technology (HIT) is ever-increasing in complexity and has incrementally become a fundamental part of our everyday clinical lives. As HIT becomes more complex and commonplace, so do the questions it raises about stewardship and usage of data, along with the ethics of these applications. With the development of