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Free texting service keeps patients’ families updated during cancer surgeries

October 20, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A simple, no-cost text message service at a cancer center in Detroit has helped keep families of surgical patients informed…
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Drug-specific videos provide consistent chemotherapy education for patients

October 20, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A large health system’s use of drug-specific videos helped ensure consistent chemotherapy education for patients…
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Lay navigators improve quality of cancer care, reduce costs

October 20, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The integration of lay navigators at a 12-institution health network reduced the cost of cancer care while improving care…
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Cancer survivor: Clinicians can help patients through emotional support, meaningful communication

October 19, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Members of the cancer care team can greatly help their patients by striving to reduce the overwhelming nature of their…
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Community engagement, partnerships can reduce cancer disparities, improve population health

October 19, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A five-step roadmap helped Duke Cancer Institute establish a health equity program designed to reduce cancer disparities and…
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‘Song-cologist’ uses healing power of music to make personal connections with patients

October 19, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Steven G. Eisenberg, DO, is the world’s first song-cologist. Eisenberg — medical oncologist at cCARE, which…