Dr Basit Chaudhry: How Practices Can Take Advantage of the Delay to Oncology Care First

December 14th 2020, 4:00pm


With the start of Oncology Care First (OCF) being delayed, practices participating in the Oncology Care Model have more time to set themselves up to success when they transition to OCF, said Basit Chaudhry, MD, PhD, founder of Tuple Health.

Mike Fazio Discusses Data Lag Challenges in OCM and OCF

December 9th 2020, 2:30pm


Throughout the Oncology Care Model (OCM), practices have dealt with a data lag, but in Oncology Care First (OCF) data is expected to be released more frequently, said Mike Fazio, of Archway Health.

ASCO Releases Recommendations for Postpandemic Cancer Care

December 8th 2020, 9:00pm


The American Society of Clinical Oncology calls on government bodies and the health care community to guide the cancer community’s post-pandemic recovery.

AYA Cancer Rates Are Rising, New Study Finds

December 3rd 2020, 9:00pm


A new study published in JAMA Network Open found that the rate of cancer in adolescents and young adults increased by nearly 30% from 1973 to 2015.

Dr Sara Douglas: Support Is Often Hard to Come By for Distance Caregivers

December 3rd 2020, 2:00pm


Distance caregivers of patients with cancer often find it difficult to enlist adequate support, noted Sara L. Douglas, PhD, RN, associate dean for research at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.

Dr Randall Oyer on ACCC and ASCO's Work to Reduce Clinical Trial Disparities

November 24th 2020, 5:00pm


Randall Oyer, MD, president of the Association of Community Cancer Centers, discusses the ACCC and American Society of Clinical Oncology's initiative to make clinical trials more inclusive.

How US Oncology Network Practices Find Success in the OCM

November 20th 2020, 2:00pm


The Network enrolled its 100,000th patient in the Oncology Care Model (OCM) recently, and its practices are finding success in the complicated model.

Dr Karen Winkfield Discusses Importance of Workforce Diversity in Oncology

November 17th 2020, 11:15pm


Representation of minority populations in the oncology workforce is important to educate physicians on the meaning of being culturally appropriate, and to provide culturally appropriate care.

Medicaid Expansion Associated With More Early-Stage Cancer Diagnoses

November 12th 2020, 3:00pm


Data in a new analysis showed that Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act had positive effects on rates of early-stage cancer diagnosis, and the results were immediate.

Reforming Oncology Care Payments: Interviews From the QCCA Leadership Summit

November 10th 2020, 10:23pm


As the costs of cancer care continue to rise in the United States, eyes are increasingly turning to payment reform.