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Oncology Information System

What is an oncology information system?

An oncology information system is a software that collects data related to cancer care and treatment. Specifically, oncology information systems gather information about prevention, screening, treatment, diagnosis, end-of-life care and palliative care.  

Why are oncology information systems important to healthcare?

Oncology information systems are important because they support long-term care and integrated care. Oncology information systems also provide critical information that healthcare providers can use in decision-making. This results in higher quality care and better outcomes for patients living with cancer.