Evidence-Based Oncology > August 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology - August 2018

August 15, 2018 – Robin Caruso, MSW, LCSW
CareMore's program is a first-in-industry approach to targeting loneliness as a health condition that can be diagnosed and treated through community-based interventions and close engagement with patients.
August 15, 2018 – Mary Caffrey
Thea Danze lights up the room wherever she goes; she loves space and music and fire trucks. Since 2012, she has been the namesake and spokesperson for a foundation created to raise funds and awareness about pediatric brain tumors. Called Thea’s Star of Hope, the foundation supports development of therapies that will treat brain tumors without the toxic adverse effects that Thea has endured.
August 16, 2018 – Samantha DiGrande
For insights on this issue, Evidence-Based Oncology spoke with Lynda Kwon Beaupin, MD, a pediatric hematologist-oncologist who recently became the director of CanSurvive, the pediatric cancer survivorship program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. Beaupin and her colleagues in the Consortium of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Centers, which includes oncologists from major cancer centers including Johns Hopkins, are working to address the nuances that come with treating adolescent and young adult cancer patients and looking for ways to increase their quality of life.
August 16, 2018 – Michelle S. Landwehr, MPH; Samantha E. Watson, MBA; and Maia Dolphin-Krute, BFA
The Samfund conducted a preliminary investigation into the impact of the Affordable Care Act on young adult cancer survivors’ medical cost burden and access to health care.
August 21, 2018 – Reporting by Laura Joszt, Alison Rodriguez, and Jaime Rosenberg
August 21, 2018 – Reporting by Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD; Laura Joszt; Kelly Davio; and Samantha DiGrande
August 21, 2018 – Produced by Mary Caffrey, Jaime Rosenberg, and Samantha DiGrande
August 22, 2018 – Coverage by Mary Caffrey
August 22, 2018 – Don Champlain, MHA, RN, and Lucio Gordan, MD
Leaders at Florida Cancer Specialists discuss the cancer survivorship program they've created to meet the needs of their diverse population of patients.
August 22, 2018 – Joseph Alvarnas, MD
A letter from our Editor-in-Chief, Joseph Alvarnas, MD. 
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