SIDEBAR: ASCO PCO Expert Panel


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Members of the Ad hoc Expert Panel included co-chairs Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD, Northwestern University, and Thomas J. Smith, MD, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine, in addition to: Amy P. Abernethy, MD, Erin R. Alesi, MD, Tracy A. Balboni, MD, MPH, Ethan M. Basch, MD, Betty R. Ferrell, RN, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN, Matt Loscalzo, LCSW, Diane E. Meier, FACP, MD, Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN, FAAN, Jeffrey M. Peppercorn, MD, MPH, and Ellen Stovall.

See page 37 in this issue of The ASCO Post for a comprehensive summary of ASCO's provisional clinical opinion on palliative care, and visit the ASCO Connection blog discussion at http://connection.asco.org/forums/forumid/10/postid/492/scope/posts.aspx#492. ■


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