Journal of Clinical Pathways

In July 2018, researchers from the University of Washington published a commentary in JAMA Oncology (doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.1939) that contextualized and explained the delayed adoption of evidence-based breast cancer surgical practices throughout US history.

Journal of Clinical Pathways spoke with Benjamin O Anderson, MD, department of surgery and global health-medicine, University of Washington, one of the authors of the commentary, to better understand the driving forces behind the slow uptake of evidence-based breast cancer surgical procedures and the impact quality measures may have on improving adoption.

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