News Release

Assessing the environmental and downstream human health impacts of decentralizing cancer care

JAMA Oncology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: This cohort study found that using decentralization through telemedicine and local care may substantially reduce cancer care’s greenhouse gas emissions; this corresponds to small reductions in human mortality. 

Corresponding Author: To contact the corresponding author, Gregory A. Abel, M.D., M.P.H., email

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Editor’s Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflict of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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Media advisory: This study is being presented at the 2024 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.

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