Oncology

Dr Kashyap Patel Discusses COVID-19 Implications for PCOC® 2020

September 23rd 2020, 3:47pm

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The uncertainties precipitated by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic around cancer care delivery are a challenging topic to be further addressed at this year’s Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2020 virtual meeting.

How Oncology Practices Are Identifying, Addressing Health Needs Amid Pandemic

September 23rd 2020, 2:00pm

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Through risk stratification and identifying social determinants of health, oncology practices are monitoring the direct and indirect effects of the pandemic, noted Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH, senior medical director of HealthEC.

Dr Joseph Alvarnas on Opportunities Presented by Virtual Format of PCOC® 2020

September 22nd 2020, 9:00pm

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Through this year's virtual format for Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2020, participants will be able to attend sessions, ask questions, and gain insight in an immediate, efficient way.

More Coffee, Longer Survival? Study Highlights Benefit in Metastatic Colon Cancer

September 19th 2020, 2:15pm

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Patients with advanced colon cancer who drank 4 or more cups of coffee a day had 36% improved survival odds.

AACR Report Highlights Disparities in Cancer and the Need for Health Equity

September 18th 2020, 2:00pm

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Although innovations in cancer treatment have driven down overall cancer death rates and increased the number of survivors living with cancer, that progress has not benefitted everyone with cancer equally.

Equity in Care Delivery Still at Top of PCOC 2020 Agenda, Amid “Undue Burden”

September 9th 2020, 1:00pm

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Drs Joseph Alvarnas and Kashyap Patel, co-chairs of Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2020, discuss what attendees can look forward to at the September 25 meeting.

Combatting COVID-19 With Real-World Evidence

September 7th 2020, 11:15am

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A vaccine isn’t the panacea many assume it will be. Even when it becomes available, the virus won’t go away. Real world evidence will be needed to guide decision making.

Uptake of Palliative Care in Liver Cancer Needs Improvement, Report Says

September 5th 2020, 11:30am

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Hepatocellular carcinoma is rising, and so is the need for increased awareness and use of palliative care, say the authors of a recent review.

Tafasitamab Plus Lenalidomide Added to NCCN Guidelines

August 28th 2020, 2:30pm

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NCCN added tafasitamab plus lenalidomide to their oncology practice guidelines for patients with relapsed or refractory DLBCL not otherwise specified.

When the Topic Is Dying: A Conversation With Kashyap Patel, MD

August 25th 2020, 4:35pm

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Kashyap Patel, MD, CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care, associate editor of Evidence-Based Oncology, and vice president of the Community Oncology Alliance, discusses his new book.