October 2015

LIVESTRONG Fertility Training: Addressing the Needs of AYA Cancer Survivors

October 06, 2015

Evidence-Based Oncology

A discussion on the challenges of implementing standards for addressing fertility risks associated with cancer and its treatment and describes an interactive training for healthcare providers to help them overcome challenges to implementation.

Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Adolescents and Young Adults

October 08, 2015

Evidence-Based Oncology

Adolescent and young adults (AYA) constitute a distinct population amongst patients with cancer. Historically, AYA patients with ALL treated along pediatric-inspired protocols had better outcomes compared to those treated on standard "adult type" regimens.

Sticking Up for the 340B Program

October 12, 2015

Evidence-Based Oncology

Changes in the healthcare marketplace are steadily pushing changes for physicians and specialty practices of all kinds. Blaming the 340B drug discount program is both misleading and unproductive.

Pediatric Oncologist A Firm Believer in the Potential of Next Generation Sequencing

October 12, 2015

Evidence-Based Oncology

Evidence-Based Oncology spoke with Rajen Mody, MBBS, from the University of Michigan Health System, about his experiences treating young cancer patients, the survivorship program offered by the University of Michigan, and next generation sequencing.

The Need to Raise Awareness for Young Adult Cancer Care

October 12, 2015

Evidence-Based Oncology

Adolescent and young adult cancer patients face multiple barriers to ensuring adequate care: from unsure providers to financial constraints. Improved care coordination and recognition of the needs of this population can lead to much improved outcomes.