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June 2, 2017

Utilization management is increasingly important in oncology care as oncology diagnosis and treatment has become more complex and expensive.

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May 25, 2017

As part of the ASCO Annual Meeting Education Program, three panel sessions will highlight the issue of value in cancer care and why it is an important consideration today for oncologists and their patients.

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June 7, 2016

The costs of cancer drugs can vary widely around the world and appear to rise unpredictably and irrespective of typical market forces from the time of their launch. 

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May 26, 2016

The field of palliative oncology has grown steadily for over 30 years, to the point that palliative care is now considered a standard component of modern cancer care from diagnosis through survivorship.

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May 26, 2016

Quality and value are prominent topics during the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting. Among the topics features at these sessions are practical ways to define and measure quality in the oncology practice and how to harness the power of technology to provide value to patients. 

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May 22, 2015

ASCO recognizes addressing issues of physician wellness and burnout are fundamental to ensuring oncologists do not experience emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, or loss of purpose.

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May 22, 2015

QOPI is a 3-year certification for outpatient hematology–oncology practices that helps medical providers facilitate better care for patients through a series of performance measures and standards.

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May 29, 2015

Multiple studies indicate that mutant IDH is a valid target for cancer drug development in possibly addressing a broad range of solid and hematologic tumors.

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May 29, 2015

COME HOME is a community oncology medical home model using a standardized, computer-based decision support tool for first responders and triage nurses to improve health outcomes and reduce the cost of care.

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May 29, 2015

Countries with limited resources need resource-stratified guidelines to effectively fill health care needs and maximize outcomes when patients commonly present more advanced disease at diagnosis.

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May 30, 2015

Comparative effectiveness research is a new priority in cancer research and is increasing efficiency in research and changing everyday practice and policy.

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May 30, 2015

Women are underrepresented among medical school graduates, academic faculty positions, full professorship positions, and academic leadership positions.

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May 31, 2015

A 12-week regimen of zoledronic acid is noninferior to a 4-week regimen in patients with breast cancer, prostate cancer, or multiple myeloma with bone metastases. Data on biochemical markers of bone turnover and cost effectiveness are still awaited.

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June 1, 2015

Adoptive transfer of human leukocyte antigen partially matched Epstein Barr virus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes had limited toxicity and produced sustained responses after allogeneic hematopoietic or organ transplant.

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May 30, 2015

Quality is a growing trend in oncology, but the development and facilitation of quality criteria and measurement tools of those criteria are still not widely agreed upon. Drs. Helen Burstin, Lawrence N. Shulman, and Craig Earle will present the current landscape of quality measurement in oncology.

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