Addressing the State of Community Oncology in Florida and the Role of FLASCO

June 11, 2019
Eric Harris, DO

Partners | <b>FLASCO</b>

Eric Harris, DO, hematologist/oncologist, Florida Cancer Specialists, gives <em>Targeted Oncology</em> an insider&rsquo;s perspective on the current state of community oncology in Florida and some ways the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) aids in improving patient care by helping physicians.

Eric Harris, DO, hematologist/oncologist, Florida Cancer Specialists, givesTargeted Oncologyan insider’s perspective on the current state of community oncology in Florida and some ways the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) aids in improving patient care by helping physicians.

The condition of community oncology in Florida affects patient access specifically. Harris states that because of this, particular communities cannot get support during cancer treatment, or have no access to care at all. In other cases, insurance companies may add obstacles that further the problem for both patients and physicians trying to treat them.