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Incorporating Biomarker Testing in Community Cancer Clinics: A Real-World Pilot Study

May 16, 2022

Although there is tremendous excitement about boundaries of science stretching beyond human imagination, realizing the real-world impact of scientific advancement on the health outcomes of patients provides a reality check on how far we still must go.

Oncology Practices Shift to Telemedicine to Combat COVID-19

March 31, 2020

COA conducted a webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on oncology practices and introduced several experts across the nation to share how their institutions have adjusted during this time to accommodate patients.

COA President Urges White House to Waive Prior Authorization Requirements for Cancer Treatment

March 24, 2020

In an open letter to the President of the United States, the Community Oncology Alliance brings attention to the critical needs of patients with cancer. Community Oncology Alliance requests all private health insurance companies immediately waive all “prior authorization” requirements for cancer treatments, which pose threat to cancer treatment, particularly in patients who are elderly and among the most vulnerable in the United States to contract COVID-19.