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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, according to a presenter at the Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference.

Aurora Cancer Care — which serves approximately 60% of Wisconsin’s population — has about 34,000 care team members, including 1,700 member physicians and 154 oncology physicians. The system has about 25,500 active 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 quality and patient…

‘Scant bipartisanship’ not enough to end ‘political war over Obamacare’

October 19, 2017
Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced a bipartisan bill that will finance cost-sharing subsidy payments to health insurance companies…
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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 improve population…
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What's Hot in Melanoma? Highlights from the HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies 2017 Meeting

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co, Inc.

The development and integration of targeted therapies, as well as immunotherapies, into clinical strategies for the…
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Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt ‘paying it forward’ through campaign to support patients with cancer

September 21, 2017
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European Society for Medical Oncology Congress

European Society for Medical Oncology Congress

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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Advanced Melanoma: Clinical Updates and Multidisciplinary Strategies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Incidence rates of melanoma in the United States continue to rise, with an estimated 87,110 new cases being diagnosed…
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