Poor documentation prevents adequate assessment of quality metrics in colorectal cancer.

@article{Abernethy2009PoorDP,
  title={Poor documentation prevents adequate assessment of quality metrics in colorectal cancer.},
  author={Amy P Abernethy and James E. Herndon and Jane L. Wheeler and Krista L Rowe and Jennifer E. Marcello and Meenal Patwardhan},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={167-74}
}
To standardize oncology clinical practice and improve patient outcomes, multiple organizations have developed cancer-specific metrics on the basis of a systematic background review, expert guidance, and fundamental elements of cancer care-staging and treatment.