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Jul 11, 2016 4:55 AM
Believe it or not, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 was passed more than 1 year ago, and program changes begin in less than six months, on Janurary 1, 2017.
Aug 23, 2016 11:41 AM
In oncology, many patients continue under our care for years and years. These patients become part of our clinic and, dare I say, our lives, and it is the merging of patient-person-friend where,...
Aug 17, 2016 8:57 PM
Words can harm and words can heal. Using the word "partner" when scheduling an initial appointment with a patient opened the door to a more meaningful relationship, and created an environment of...
Aug 17, 2016 7:57 PM
Ms. Edson, whose experience as a clerk in the cancer and AIDS unit of a research hospital informed her prizewinning play Wit, will serve as one of two Keynote Speakers at the 2016 Palliative Care in...
Aug 08, 2016 7:56 PM
For prostate cancer, there are both challenges and some early positive results from immunotherapy trials that remain intriguing. One of the key challenges is identifying those patients who will...
Aug 08, 2016 3:12 PM
The ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting is in September. As Chair of the Research Community Forum Council, I’m very excited about what’s in store for this year’s meeting and would like to...
Aug 01, 2016 4:35 PM
The region has seen structural reforms in health care systems, better training of cancer professionals, new initiatives for populations at high risk, expansion of cancer registries and cancer plans,...
Aug 01, 2016 12:39 PM
"Scanxiety" doesn't appear in any legitimate dictionaries (yet), but it is a very real experience for patients with cancer. You can help your patients manage their scanxiety by emphasizing that you...

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"Scanxiety" doesn't appear in any legitimate dictionaries (yet), but it is a very real experience for patients with cancer. You can help your patients manage their scanxiety by emphasizing that you will be there to guide them based on the results of their scans.
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The ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting is in September. As Chair of the Research Community Forum Council, I’m very excited about what’s in store for this year’s meeting and would like to encourage all researchers and research staff to join us for this enriching event.
A patient had the worst news delivered to her in quite possibly the worst possible way. We cannot let our patients feel like they are just a number in our calculated RVUs. They deserve our time, consideration, and empathy—even when we are covering.
The region has seen structural reforms in health care systems, better training of cancer professionals, new initiatives for populations at high risk, expansion of cancer registries and cancer plans, and implementation of policies to improve prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment.

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