Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference

The latest news from ACCC National Oncology Conference, including faculty interviews and physician perspective.


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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…
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Association of Community Cancer Centers conference to highlight proven strategies for quality care delivery

September 19, 2018
Hundreds of oncology professionals are expected to gather at the Association of Community Cancer Centers 35th National Oncology Conference, scheduled…

Association of Community Cancer Centers announces award recipients

September 1, 2018
The Association of Community Cancer Centers will recognize three individuals for significant achievements in oncology care. The awards will be…
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ACCC National Oncology Conference to bring ‘new insights into action’

August 17, 2018
The Association of Community Cancer Centers 35th National Oncology Conference will be held Oct. 17 to 19 at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in…
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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…