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Home > Oncology Issues > November/December 2016 Issue

  • Oncology Issues Journal
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  • Oncology Issues Journal
  • Oncology Issues Journal
  • Oncology Issues Journal
  • Oncology Issues Journal

Growing Supportive Care Services Through Philanthropy

By Susan Hedlund

Growing Supportive Care Services Through PhilanthropyRead how community philanthropy helped fund an array of supportive care services, including an emergency assistance fund, mindfulness-based stress reduction classes, a pain management fund, and more.

Read our cover story online.

Highlights from this Issue:

Compliance with Breast Cancer Post Therapy SurveillanceServing a high number of women with state and federal safety-net funding, one cancer program initiated a study to measure patient Compliance with Breast Cancer Post-Therapy Surveillance.


Bridging the Gap from Inpatient to Outpatient CareIn Bridging the Gap from Inpatient to Outpatient Care, learn how an inpatient coordinator improves patient satisfaction, frees up physicians and mid-level providers to see more patients, reduces no-show appointments, and decreases hospital LOS and admissions.


Prostate Cancer Detection & DiagnosisFrom more accurate disease localization through advancements in imaging to precise disease characterization via targeted sampling, focal ablation may improve prostate cancer management. Read how in Prostate Cancer Detection & Diagnosis: Opening Up New Therapeutic Avenues.


Strategic Planning for OncloogyIn Strategic Planning for Oncology, get tips for overcoming potential roadblocks to establishing creative and attainable goals within a strategic plan for your oncology service line.

More From ACCC:

New White Paper on Patient-Centered Care

  • In June 2016, ACCC hosted the fourth annual Institute for the Future of Oncology forum. The just-released white paper, Empowering Patients, Engaging Providers: The Future of Patient-Centered Care in Oncology, is a reflection of the conversation from the forum. Through the discussion, participants identified seven key elements required to provide true patient-centered care: patient stories, navigation and coordination, interdisciplinary teams, appropriate reimbursement for services rendered, greater education, information technology connectivity and transparency, and decision support tools.

Highlights from the ACCC 33rd National Oncology Conference

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