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Practice Gaps for Immunotherapy Identified in Community Oncology Centers

December 14, 2020

Only 61% of patients completed therapy fully with checkpoint inhibition as planned, while treatment was delayed or discontinued in 22% due to immune-related adverse events, according to findings from a quality improvement research study conducted by the Association of Community Cancer Centers.

SHE Initiative Shines Light on Gender Disparities in Oncology Workforce

September 25, 2020

The Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference each year helps community oncologists approach both unique and typical challenges with innovative strategies. This year, one of the challenges addressed that has been increasingly raised throughout the year was the topic of disparities in the medical field.

Bridging the Gap Between Oncology and Cardiology Takes a Nurse Navigator

September 23, 2020

During the 2020 Association of Community Cancer Centers Virtual National Oncology Conference, a cardio-oncologist and nurse navigator explained the importance of identifying cardiotoxicities in patients with cancer and how to implement a program to help these patients have improved care coordination and experience through employing a nurse navigator