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Aims and scope
Emergency Cancer Care is the first journal dedicated to the emerging subdiscipline of oncologic emergency medicine. The journal promotes new knowledge and scholarly exchange, serving as a multidisciplinary platform of communication for the many disciplines involved in caring for oncologic emergencies.
Emergency Cancer Care publishes original research reports, reviews, and editorial commentary to advance science and practice in this unique subspecialty field. In addition to the evaluation and treatment of oncologic emergencies, the journal addresses cancer treatment toxicities, prevention opportunities in the emergent setting, and emergency department-based palliative care, as well as health services research and policy. Manuscripts addressing non-malignant hematology and sick cell disease are also encouraged.
Principles and Practice
Editors: Todd, Knox, Thomas Jr., Charles R., Alagappan, Kumar
The definitive clinical reference on oncologic emergencies
SCIENCE FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Emergency department patients are disproportionately non-adherent with the United States Preventive Services Task Force cancer screening recommendations, making the emergency department a target-rich environment for interventions aimed at increasing the uptake of cancer screening.
In this narrative review, Adler and colleagues summarize the four types of cancer screenings with grade A or B recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (breast, cervical, colorectal, and lung). They present the potential enabling factors and challenges of utilizing the emergency department setting to increase cancer screening uptake.
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