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Tumor Boards - What Are They, Who Are They, Why Are They Looking At My Case?

by Jane Ashley

Perhaps you’ve heard of a tumor board or tumor committee and wondered, “What is a tumor board?” A tumor board is a group of medical professionals from many specialties who meet regularly to review cancer patients’ records and recommend the most effective treatment for a particular patient. Think of the tumor committee as a “group second opinion.”

The Tumor Board

Types of specialists that comprise a tumor committee

A diverse group of physicians and medical specialists make up the tumor committee. They always...

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