Association of Community Cancer Centers Launches Financial Advocacy Boot Camp in Response to Catastrophic Cancer CostsJune 22nd 2017
The Association of Community Cancer Centers has lauched a financial advocacy boot camp offering free comprehensive online training for oncology financial advocates.
Report Underscores Burden of Intense, Episodic Cancer CaregivingJune 30th 2016
Caring for loved ones in the midst of major health issues is taxing for anyone, but a new report reveals that caregivers of patients with cancer experience even more stress and responsibilities than caregivers of patients with other diseases.
How Even Small Changes Can Ease a Patient's JourneyMay 16th 2016
Change is the one word that describes an immediate result of a cancer diagnosis. A patient’s world can be turned upside down, and they could end up facing obstacles including dietary changes, role changes within their family, and even changes in their activities of daily living.
Amita Patel on the Benefits of a Multidisciplinary Care TeamMay 12th 2016
Amita Patel, NPC, Regional Cancer Care Associates, Central Jersey Division, talks about benefits of a multidisciplinary care team and some issues that providers should be aware of when treating patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Intervention Eases Parental Caregiver Burden During Child's HSCTApril 27th 2016
An intervention specifically aimed at reducing the trauma and anxiety that often comes with parenting a child undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant proved especially helpful for parents during the time of the actual transplant and subsequent hospitalization.
For Patients With Lung Cancer, New Therapies Offer Reason to HopeDecember 15th 2015
FDA approval of two immunotherapies to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), an ever-expanding understanding of the diseaseâ€™s molecular differences, and new screening guidelines for high-risk patients to detect lung cancer at an earlier, more treatable stage, are helping patients live longer.
Improving Outcomes in Lung Cancer With Multidisciplinary CareDecember 3rd 2015
Navigation is an essential component of quality care for patients with lung cancer and their family caregivers, and the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) is working to improve lung cancer outcomes through its Community Hospital Center of Excellence (COE) program.