Oncology

EVIDENCE-BASED ONCOLOGY

At this year’s meeting, themed Fueling the Cancer Moonshot, attendees will gain a better understanding of strategies for success within the community oncology realm.
This week, the top managed care stories included a new rule from CMS to end abuse on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges; a study that indicates type 2 diabetes may possibly be reversed; and CareMore unveils a new care model that takes place in the dentist's chair.
When employing immunotherapies, oncologists must be vigilant in spotting any adverse events and calling in their colleagues, like dermatologists or pulmonologists, to help manage these toxicities, according to Matthew Gubens, MD, MS, assistant clinical professor of thoracic oncology at the University of California, San Francisco.
Although the purpose of eligibility criteria is to protect patients from unnecessary harm, define the study population, and allow researchers to collect safety and efficacy data for a specific population, unnecessary restriction may not capture the heterogeneity of real-world patients.
The approval of the Paxman Scalp Cooling System follows a randomized clinical trial, whose results were published in JAMA following an interim analysis.

EVENTS

May 15-19, 2015
New Orleans, LA
May 29-June 2, 2015
Chicago, IL
June 11-14, 2015
Vienna, Austria
June 17-20, 2015
Lugano, Switzerland
Compendia
Clinical Pathways Compendium
COPD Compendium
Diabetes Compendium
GI Compendium
Lipids Compendium
MACRA Compendium
Oncology Compendium
Rare Disease Compendium
Reimbursement Compendium
Know Your News
HF Compendium
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