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Diagnostics 2017, 7(4), 55; https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics7040055

Implementing a Multidisciplinary Tumor Board in the Community Practice Setting

Department of Radiology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd—Unit 1350, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Received: 1 September 2017 / Revised: 13 October 2017 / Accepted: 13 October 2017 / Published: 17 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Section Medical Imaging)
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Abstract

Multidisciplinary tumor boards are an opportunity for radiologists to demonstrate value to referring clinicians, the hospital, and patients. Multidisciplinary tumor boards are commonly utilized in academic institutions, but may not be readily available in community practice. We discuss strategies academic radiologists may employ to assist in the implementation of a multidisciplinary tumor board in the community practice setting. Summary: Strategies to assist in the implementation of a multidisciplinary tumor board in the community practice setting are described. View Full-Text
Keywords: tumor board; multidisciplinary; implementation; academics; community tumor board; multidisciplinary; implementation; academics; community
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Lesslie, M.; Parikh, J.R. Implementing a Multidisciplinary Tumor Board in the Community Practice Setting. Diagnostics 2017, 7, 55.

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