Cross-disciplinary research in cancer: an opportunity to narrow the knowledge-practice gap.

  title={Cross-disciplinary research in cancer: an opportunity to narrow the knowledge-practice gap.},
  author={Robin Urquhart and Eva Grunfeld and Lesley Jackson and Jess Sargeant and Geoff A. Porter},
  journal={Current oncology},
  volume={20 6},
Health services researchers have consistently identified a gap between what is identified as "best practice" and what actually happens in clinical care. Despite nearly two decades of a growing evidence-based practice movement, narrowing the knowledge-practice gap continues to be a slow, complex, and poorly understood process. Here, we contend that cross-disciplinary research is increasingly relevant and important to reducing that gap, particularly research that encompasses the notion of… CONTINUE READING

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