Discussing the Ever-Changing MPN Treatment Landscape
Andrew Kuykendall, MD, discusses recent approvals seen for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms.
AI Continues to Push the Field of Radiation Oncology Forward
In an interview with Targeted Oncology, Matthew Manning, MD, FASTRO, discussed the many radiation oncology tasks that have been improved with AI and its prospective utility in cancer diagnosis and treatment decisions.
Discussing Currently Available Therapies for Patients With MPNs
Andrew Kuykendall, MD, discusses some of the recent changes there have been for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Exploring Available and Anticipated Therapies for MPNs
In an interview with Targeted Oncology, Andrew Kuykendall, MD, discussed the most recent approvals for MPNs, practice changing abstracts presented at ASH 2022, and what he expects to see in 2023.
ACCC Releases New Oncology Practice Transformation and Integration Center (OPTIC) Resource Library
The Association of Community Cancer Centers is announcing the release of a new tool intended to facilitate education and adoption of new clinical and technological advancements in diagnosis, staging, and treatment of cancer.
ACCC Thankful for Inclusion of Key Priorities in Omnibus Package
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) is grateful that Congress is poised to address many of our year-end policy priorities in its proposed fiscal year 2023 omnibus appropriations package released this week
Transforming Complex to Clear
ACCC launched Transforming Complex to Clear, a promotional campaign to raise awareness about our expanding portfolio of precision medicine resources, in November 2021.
Diversify Your Cancer Clinical Trials with New Recruitment and Retention Resources
The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Association of Community Cancer Centers released 2 resources to help research sites increase the racial and ethnic equity, diversity, and inclusion cancer clinical trials.
Overcoming Disparities in Prostate Cancer Beginning With Patients Insured by Medicaid
In an interview with Targeted Oncology, Shawn Dason, MD, discussed existing disparities in prostate cancer, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the issue, and achieving health equity for patients with prostate cancer in the future.
ACCC Announces Winners of the Annual Innovator Award
Each 2021 ACCC Innovator Award program recipient will deliver a presentation on its winning program at ACCC’s 38th National Oncology Conference, according to the organization.
O’Regan Highlights Advances in Management of Metastatic Breast Cancer Across Subtypes
In an interview with Targeted Oncology for Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, O’Regan discussed how the metastatic breast cancer landscape has changed and suggested potential regimens that could further that change.
ACCC Releases Five Abstracts at ASCO Quality Care Symposium
ACCC announces the release of five abstracts to be presented during the ongoing ASCO Quality Care Symposium.
Community Oncology Professionals Highlight Need for More Education on Immunotherapies
The Association of Community Cancer Centers released the results of their 2020 ACCC IO survey that showed how oncology professionals are looking to understand and take advantage of the growing immunotherapy treatment landscape.
Akce Gives Insights on How Immunotherapy is Changing the HCC Treatment Landscape
As June is Cancer Immunotherapy Month, Mehmet Akce, MD, discusses the future of immunotherapy in HCC in an interview with Targeted Oncology.
ACCC Launches New Video Podcast Channel
The Association of Community Cancer Centers announced the launch of CANCER BUZZ TV, its video podcast channel aimed at informing oncology professionals of the latest developments in cancer care.
ACCC Report Recognizes Trends on Cancer Care Throughout United States
Findings from the Trending Now in Cancer Care 2020 report spotlights the impact of the coronavirus 2019 pandemic, a plummet in cancer screenings, health inequities, and more.
Oncology Professionals Look Back and Ahead at Cancer Care After A Year of COVID-19
At a panel at the ACCC 47th Annual Meeting and Cancer Center Business Summit, several oncology professionals discussed the many changes to cancer care that COVID-19 has accelerated and what challenges still lie ahead.
Real-World Data to Inform Lung Treatment in the Future
Robert Coleman, MD, FACOG, FACS, discusses the research model he utilizes to bring more patient research to the lung cancer field, a topic he presented on during the Association of Community Cancer Centers Annual Meeting.
Advanced Practitioners May Help Expand Oncology Practice in Rural Areas
As the population ages and the rate of cancer screenings fall due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, the lack of rural oncologists underscores the need for advanced practitioners.
Practice Gaps for Immunotherapy Identified in Community Oncology Centers
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
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.
ACCC President Highlights Oncology Community Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Randall A. Oyer, MD, discusses the importance of the ACCC community during the unprecedented coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
Moving Chemotherapy Delivery to the Outpatient Setting Results in Substantial Savings
The impetus for taking a closer look at cancer drug spending starts with their costs. But the other side of the equation, the revenue coming in, can also be a factor that requires adjusting.
Bridging the Gap Between Oncology and Cardiology Takes a Nurse Navigator
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
New Resource From ACCC Explores Immune-Related AEs, Telemedicine, and Survivorship
Telemedicine increases efficiencies, supports coordinated care, and promotes flexibility in follow-up by allowing patients to be seen at any time and from any location.
ACCC Joins ASCO in Efforts to Improve Minority Representation in Cancer Clinical Trials
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) has partnered with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in a collaborative effort to improve the participation of racial and ethnic minority populations in cancer clinical trials.
Breast, Ovarian Screening Questionnaire Reveals Just 1 in 5 Women Meet NCCN Criteria for Genetic Testing
A pathogenic germline mutation rate of about 5% has been identified in women who had a family history of breast or ovarian cancer but no personal history of either disease.
Association of Community Cancer Centers Announces President for 2020 to 2021
Randall A. Oyer, MD, was named President for 2020 to 2021 of The Association of Community Cancer Centers during the ACCC 46<sup>th</sup> Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit, according to a press release.
ACCC Creates Resources for Multidisciplinary Practices to Prepare for Growing Geriatric Cancer Population
To help clinicians cope with an increasing number of geriatric patients with cancer, the Association of Community Cancer Centers is addressing this problem with a 2-pronged approach that focuses on the delivery of care and diagnostic assessment.
ACCC Develops Education Project to Assist Community Centers With Treatment of cSCC
The Association of Community Cancer Centers has partnered with the AIM at Melanoma Foundation to develop resources through its Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Care education project to help provide physicians with more information to guide them in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with this type of nonmelanoma skin cancer, according to a press release from ACCC.
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