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October 2020, Volume 70, Issue 10


Site-specific multi disciplinary tumour board is an important milestone in cancer patient’s treatment journey

Ahmed Nadeem Abbasi  , Sehrish Abrar  , Bilal Mazhar Qureshi

Site-specific multi-disciplinary tumour boards are being conducted in order to achieve a consensus recommendation before commencing the first treatment modality of management. They are proven to be an essential milestone in high quality cancer management pathway. Review of contemporary literature showed a positive relationship in the form of better treatment outcomes in terms of survival and local control of malignancies for patients who were discussed and deliberated in site-specific multidisciplinary tumour boards.



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