Oncology PAs in the News

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August 2014:

APAO Member, Patricia Demoor, PA-C, co-authored an article in the Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology titled "Implementing Inpatient Evidence-Based Antihistamine Transfusion Premedication Guidelines at a Single Academic US Hospital". Click Here to access the article.


April 2014:

APAO Board Member, Maura Polansky, MS, MHPE, PA-C, co-authored an article in The Journal of Physician Assistant Education titled "Cancer Education in Physician Assistant Programs". Click Here to access the article.


March 2014:

APAO President Elect Evgeny Mikler, PA-C, co-authored an article in The Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology titled "Current Therapeutic Options in Hairy Cell Leukemia". Click Here to access the article.


October 2013:

APAO Member Brittany Rask, PA-C, was featured in an article from ASCO’s Quality Care Symposium.  Click Here to access the article.


September 2013:

APAO Board Members Todd Pickard, MMSc, PA-C and Heather M. Hylton, MS, PA-C have an article and podcast about The Role of Physician Assistants in Cancer Care published on Cancer.Net.  Click Here to access the article and podcast.


July 2013:

APAO Member David Coniglio, MPA, PA-C, contributed to an article featured in Journal of Oncology Practice “Collaborative Practice Models and Team-Based Care in Oncology”.  Click Here to access the article.


June 2013:

Congratulations to APAO President-Elect Michele Neskey, PA-C on being featured in an article in ADVANCE for NPs and PAsClick here to access the article.

APAO Member Deborah S. Yolin-Raley, PA-C, contributed to an article featured in Journal of Oncology Practice “Impact of Physician Assistants on the Outcomes of Patients With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Receiving Chemotherapy in an Academic Medical Center” Click here to access the article.


April 2013:

APAO extends congratulations to one of our members and former APAO President, Jeremy Heinerich, PA-C; for being featured on the cover of the March 2013 issue of The Oncology Nurse – APN/PA. Please CLICK HERE to read this article.



Role of PAs in Oncology

Please view this online video from MD Anderson about the "Emerging Role of PAs in Oncology".  For more information on training programs and PA education, click here for more online videos and podcasts.

These articles give you a good summary of what you can expect from a career in this exciting field.


Journal of Oncology Practice

ADVANCE for Physician Assistants

Journal of Advanced Practioners in Oncology