Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference

Welcome to the Highlights from Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference resource center. This is your central portal for research presented at the meeting. The resource center — which includes traditional articles and video commentaries — provides a comprehensive overview of advances related to all aspects of cancer. Many articles will be accompanied by perspectives in which experts put study results in context and offer insights into how findings will affect patient care.
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Project ECHO brings ‘disruptive innovation’ to community cancer centers

October 19, 2018
PHOENIX — If implemented in community cancer centers, the telehealth program Project ECHO could impact patients and providers by bringing…
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Data analytics, telemedicine aid in cancer survivorship care

October 19, 2018
PHOENIX — Innovative programs that use data analytics and telemedicine aim to address challenges of providing critical cancer survivorship…
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24-hour cancer clinic reduces ED visits, patient costs

October 19, 2018
PHOENIX —A 24-hour cancer clinic at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin resulted in a 26% reduction in ED utilization and high…
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Tools aid in detection, treatment of cancer-related cognitive impairment

October 19, 2018
PHOENIX — A simple, computer-based tool allows clinicians to detect cancer-related cognitive impairment, according to a presentation at the…
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Oncology pharmacy navigators guide patients to reduce costs, improve treatment compliance

October 18, 2018
PHOENIX — As an oncology pharmacy navigator, Kelly Scott Rice, PharmD, has provided medication-related support services to patients and saved…
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Drug vial optimization reduces waste, saves costs

October 18, 2018
PHOENIX — Drug vial optimization resulted in 94% reduction in drug waste and over $43 million in cost savings, according to a presentation at…
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Pathologist pioneered program that allows patients to see ‘the dragon’ they are trying to ‘slay’

October 18, 2018
PHOENIX — A pathologist described her journey to create a community cancer program, in partnership with her hospital leadership, that offers…

Association of Community Cancer Centers presents Innovator Awards

October 18, 2018
The Association of Community Cancer Centers will present Innovator Awards to seven cancer programs. The awards — which will be presented at the…
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Partnership aims to bring early-phase trials to more patients

October 18, 2018
PHOENIX —A partnership between Ochsner Health System and Translational Genomics Research Institute, or TGen, brought phase 1 and phase 2…
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ACCC presents Otis W. Brawley, MD, its prestigious Achievement Award

October 18, 2018
PHOENIX — The Association of Community Cancer Centers’ Board of Trustees and its membership awarded renowned researcher and cancer…