Biosimilars Make Routine Prophylaxis With G-CSF Feasible in HER2+ Breast Cancer
The increasing use of biosimilars makes prophylaxis with growth factor more cost effective.
Community Practices Share Their Experiences With the Oncology Care Model
Leah Owens, DNP, OCN, RN, shares how the total cost of care changed over time at her institution with the Oncology Care Model.
Investigators Highlight Benefits of Outpatient Delivery of Intensive Chemotherapy
Delivering intensive chemotherapy in the outpatient setting may preserve quality of life and lead to significant cost savings, according to investigators.
Patients With Prostate Cancer Report Better Quality of Life With 18 Months of ADT vs 36 Months
Patients with prostate cancer who received 18 months of androgen deprivation therapy were more likely to recover their serum testosterone levels and to recover quicker than those who received 36 months of therapy.
Patients With Endometrial Cancer Report Maintained HRQOL With Dostarlimab
Those receiving dostarlimab experienced numerical improvements from baseline in terms of quality of life, emotional functioning, pain, and back and pelvis pain scores.
APPs Report High Levels of Prior Authorization-Related Burnout
Advanced practice providers were more likely to be impacted by prior authorizations than their physician colleagues, according to survey responses.
Up-Front Advance Care Planning May Lead to Better End-of-Life Outcomes in Cancer Care
Patients who were in the intervention arm were 67% less likely to go to the emergency department in the last days of their life.
'Undiagnosed Cancer Clinic’ Helps Improve Cancer Care Accessibility
The Undiagnosed Cancer Clinic, or UCC, was established with the goal of reducing the time that patients wait for their initial oncology consultation appointments.
High Price Tags and Implications: Cost of Care Is an Important Conversation in Cancer
Screening for financial toxicity should be routine in cancer care, according to investigators.
Reimagining Frailty Screenings in Head and Neck Cancer
Incorporating frailty screenings into preexisting workflows may be an effective way to provide more holistic care to patients with head and neck cancer.
Screening for Pain and Depression is Not Enough in Cancer Care
Investigators reflect on the Oncology Care Model and its implications.
Oncology Care Model: What Did We Learn?
The Oncology Care Model did not significantly improve care, yet patients were satisfied with their care and many oncologists overcame their hesitancy towards value-based models.
States With Medicaid Expansion Experience Improved Cancer Care Delivery
At the 2022 ASCO Quality Care Symposium, researchers discussed how Medicaid expansion was tied to earlier diagnoses, more accessible palliative care, and decreased mortality rates for patients with cancer.
Olanzapine Significantly Reduces CINV in Patients Receiving MEC
Niraparib-Based Triplet Therapy Offers OS Advantage in BRCA1/2+ mCRPC
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