Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) and Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP) “Exclusive Coverage” summaries, available on ASCO.org and ASCO Connection, are designed to provide quick insight and additional author perspectives on select recently published studies. Based on interviews conducted with the lead or corresponding researchers behind JCO and JOP original research, Exclusive Coverage articles convey the authors’ thoughts on their study’s key points and significance for clinical practice. The articles are written in an accessible style designed for quick reading and provide take-away “Key Points.”
Exclusive Coverage articles can be accessed several ways, via:
“The Exclusives are part of JCO’s author-centric approach to publishing, which acknowledges that the authors of JCO studies have often dedicated years of hard work to carrying out the highest-quality research,” said JCO Editor-in-Chief Stephen Cannistra, MD, FASCO. “Our goal is to give those authors high visibility, and the Exclusives do just that by enabling authors to share their unique perspectives.”
Take-Home Summaries on a Wide Array of Research
To date, JCO and JOP Exclusives have covered a wide array of research, both U.S.-based and international, and have included additional author insights on such timely topics as: how chemotherapy changes brain activity in patients with breast cancer, how calcium and milk are tied to higher overall survival among people with colorectal cancer, and how new findings are fueling the ongoing debate about robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.
The following is a sampling of quotes from recent Exclusive Coverage articles:
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