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‘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 for the next 2 years.

“This agreement provides certainty on out-of-pocket reduction payments for the next 2 years [and] will address attempts by this administration to keep people from getting enrolled in care they need,” Murray said during a speech on the Senate floor.

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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 diagnosis, offering…
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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…
In the Journals

Lower health literacy increases risk for cancer-related hospitalizations

October 19, 2017
Health literacy independently predicted hospitalizations among patients with cancer, with lower levels indicating an elevated risk for hospital admissions and higher…
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Fewer newly diagnosed patients with cancer lack insurance after ACA

October 19, 2017
Uninsurance rates among patients newly diagnosed with cancer dropped one-third during the Affordable Care Act’s first year of implementation, according to study…
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CME

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Von Willebrand Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

With the significant variability in the subtypes and clinical manifestations of von Willebrand disease (VWD), diagnosis…
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VIDEO: Gene alterations predict response to immunotherapy in urothelial carcinoma

September 13, 2017
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European Society for Medical Oncology Congress

European Society for Medical Oncology Congress

CME

Multiple Myeloma Patient Management: Embracing New Advancements, Overcoming New Challenges

Support for this activity has been provided through educational grants from Amgen; Celgene Corporation; Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; and Takeda Oncology.

The multiple myeloma clinical landscape has evolved significantly, with not only 10 new drugs but also new staging…
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