Employment of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in breast cancer care.

@article{Friese2010EmploymentON,
  title={Employment of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in breast cancer care.},
  author={Christopher R Friese and Sarah T Hawley and Jennifer J Griggs and Reshma Jagsi and John J. Graff and Ann Hamilton and Nancy Janz and Steven J. Katz},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={312-6}
}
PURPOSE We sought to examine the employment of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in surgical, medical, and radiation oncology practices and to identify correlates of NP and PA employment. METHODS We conducted a mailed survey of attending surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists who cared for a population-based sample of women diagnosed with breast cancer between June 2005 and February 2007 in Los Angeles, CA, and Detroit, MI. In addition to information… CONTINUE READING

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