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The Washington State Medical Oncology Society (WSMOS) was formed in 1993 and is a nationally recognized state professional society.
The purpose of WSMOS is:
To promote the highest professional standards of oncology practice in the state of Washington.
To study, research and exchange information, experiences and ideals leading to improvement in the practice of oncology.
To represent the practice of oncology and hematology in the state of Washington.
The primary interests of the Society are:
To identify and work to improve oncology practice issues that adversely affect patient access to cancer care
To act as a patient advocate to assure that patients have access to the best available care
To support and encourage clinical research against cancer
In order to carry out these interests, some of the goals for the Society include:
Affect legislation and public policy relative to patient access to cancer care
Act as a resource on the "accepted medical practices" associated with cancer care
Provide a forum for education of our members on current technologies and their role as accepted medical practices
Provide communications to our members and others on issues affecting patient access to cancer care and the practice of oncology
WSMOS is a State Affiliate Member of ASCO