Mayo Clinic Cancer Center adjusts chemotherapy schedules to accommodate more patients

PHOENIX — Researchers at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center have developed, tested and implemented new system that schedules outpatient chemotherapy appointments throughout the day, thus preventing crowded outpatient infusion facilities in the middle of the day. A study of the researcher’s findings is published in JCO Oncology Practice. “Most people are not aware of the near-universal phenomenon at infusion centers across the country, where the bulk of chemotherapy infusions happen between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily,”…

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