Oncology

Treatment Patterns for Patients With Advanced/Metastatic Cancers by Site of Care

April 12th 2021, 1:21pm

Article

Treatment patterns and overall survival were similar regardless of site of care between patients receiving anticancer therapy in the hospital outpatient vs physician office setting.

Dr Russell Langan Details Workflow for Cloud-Based Technology to Manage Pancreatic Cancer

April 11th 2021, 11:15am

Video

Russell Langan, MD, chief of Surgical Oncology and Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center discusses the workflow of a cloud-based data management platform for patients with pancreatic cysts.

FDA Clears First AI Device to Find Possible Cancerous Hot Spots During Colonoscopies

April 10th 2021, 6:15pm

Article

The device, which highlights for gastroenterologists regions of the colon that have visual characteristics consistent with possible cancerous abnormalities, is already in use in Europe.

Cancer Landscape to Shift by 2040, New Report Says

April 7th 2021, 3:00pm

Article

Cases of pancreatic and liver cancers are expected to rise by 2040, and there will be more melanoma cases, according to new estimates of future US cancer incidence and death.

Dr Russell Langan on the Implementation of Cloud-Based Patient Surveillance

April 2nd 2021, 9:15pm

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Russell Langan, MD, chief of Surgical Oncology and Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, details the implementation of the center's Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance Program.

Physician-Rating Websites vs Internal Patient Satisfaction Scores at a Large Cancer Center

March 26th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

The study was originally undertaken to convince MD Anderson’s providers that publishing survey results online would help their reputations.

Better Record “Integration” Would Boost Links Between Oncologists, Primary Care

March 21st 2021, 6:00pm

Article

A panel at the NCCN Virtual Annual Meeting finds that while primary care physicians and oncologists can share information, records may not be well integrated and in easy-to-use formats.

NCCN Panel Discusses Challenges, Potential Solutions for Racial Disparities in Cancer Care

March 20th 2021, 1:30pm

Article

A keynote session at the NCCN Virtual Annual Conference brought a panel of patient advocates and experts together for a timely and necessary discussion about strategies to reduce racial disparities in oncology.

Benefits and Challenges of ePRO Implementation in Oncology

March 19th 2021, 10:00pm

Article

During a session at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) annual virtual conference, the payer perspective and physician experiences with PRO systems in both the community and academic medical center settings took center stage.

White, Brown Bagging of Therapies Creates Extra Steps for Oncology Practices

March 18th 2021, 10:30pm

Article

Pharmacists from the Cleveland Clinic discuss the impact of payer dispensing requirements, known as white bagging and brown bagging, on oncology practices and on patients.