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Webinars

ACCC webinars provide the convenience of live and on-demand online learning from an esteemed group of presenters. Q&A discussions enable knowledge sharing and the exchange of ideas.

Upcoming Webinars

Renal Cell Carcinoma: Two Webinars from ACCC

Join ACCC for a two-part webinar series focused on delivering patient-centered care to individuals with renal cell carcinoma. Register once to enroll in both programs:

webinarCaring for Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Personalized Approach
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
3:30 – 4:30 PM EST

Presenters: Marc C. Smaldone, MD, MSHP, Surgical Oncologist, Division of Urology, Monica Scanlan, RN, BSN, Urology Nurse Navigator, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Presenters from Fox Chase Cancer Center will review how they’ve established their program’s personalized care approach for patients with renal cell carcinoma, and share tips for creating a multidisciplinary and collaborative care environment for your team and your patients. Learn about their progress in developing tools and resources to measure patient-centered outcomes around the patient’s treatment experience and quality of life. Plus, hear about their process of evaluating and screening patients for clinical trials along the continuum of cancer care.

webinarConnecting Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma to Supportive Care
Thursday, December 14, 2017
3:30 – 4:30 PM EST

Presenters: Laura Carpenter, CSW, OSW-C, Oncology Social Worker, Cheretha Hall, RN, BSN, OCN, Oncology Patient Navigator, Norton Cancer Institute, Norton Healthcare

Learn how providers from Norton Cancer Institute offer psychosocial and practical support for patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and their families throughout the continuum of care. Hear their strategies for linking these patients to resources both inside and outside of the cancer program. Presenters will cover their program’s approach to financial navigation, distress screening, survivorship planning, patient navigation, and palliative care.

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webinarThe Microbiome in Cancer Immunotherapy
Wednesday, November 29
1:00 – 2:00 PM EST

Presenter: Sandip Patel, MD, Assistant Director, Cancer Immunotherapy Programs, Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Join us for a review of the latest studies linking the human microbiome to the immune system and immunotherapy. Learn how the microbiome could potentially be used to predict and enhance response to I-O therapy and to recognize patients who could be at risk for developing immune-related adverse events.

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webinarMembers-Only Webinar: CMS Finaly CY 2018 OPPS & PFS Rules: What You Need to Know
Wednesday, November 29
3:00 – 4:00 PM EST

Join legal experts from Hogan Lovells for a one-hour overview and discussion about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final CY 2018 OPPS and PFS rules. The agency finalized several significant proposals this year that will impact payments to 340B hospitals and new outpatient facilities, drug administration rates, payments for biosimilars and telehealth, and much more. Dial in to find out how the final 2018 payment rules will affect your cancer program.

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webinarCAR T-Cell Therapy for Your Patients: What You Need to Know
Tuesday, December 5
1:30 – 2:30 PM EST

Presenter: Marco L. Davila, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

This live, one-hour webinar will help you describe the MOA of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy and approved FDA indications, understand where CAR T-cell therapy fits into the oncology landscape and its future application, and recognize access and coordination of care issues and solutions associated with this therapy.

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webinarMembers-Only Webinar: Overview of CMS’s Final Rule for 2018 Updates to the QPP
Wednesday, December 6
3:00 – 4:00 PM EST

This ACCC webinar will cover key policies from CMS’s recently finalized update to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2018, the quality-based payment system for Medicare Part B clinicians created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). CMS is proposing additional flexibility on reporting requirements for providers in the second year of the program as well as introducing changes to MIPS scoring. Tune in to hear the details, and what these changes will mean for cancer providers.

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On-Demand Recordings

webinarThe Role of Immuno-Oncology Biomarkers in Lung Cancer

Presenter: Vamsidhar Velcheti, MD, FACP, Staff Physician, Hematology and Oncology; Associate Director, Center for Immuno-Oncology Research, Taussi Cancer Institute | Cleveland Clinic

Immunotherapies are now standard of care for many tumor types. However, recognizing patients who would benefit the most from these therapies and patients at risk for developing immune-related adverse events (irAEs) remains a challenge. In this lung-cancer-focused webinar, Vamsidhar Velcheti, MD, Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, will discuss checkpoint inhibitor biomarkers in use today, as well as biomarkers in development for assessing patient response to their I-O therapy. Learn about cutting-edge research underway on the use of biomarkers to identify patients who could be at high risk for developing irAEs.

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webinarManaging Immune-Related Adverse Events: Learning from Case Studies

Presenter: Brianna Hoffner, MSN, NP, RN, University of Colorado Cancer Center

Early identification and management of immune-related adverse events (irAEs) is paramount. This webinar discusses the nuances of irAEs and illustrates effective management approaches through case examples. Review current resources to support optimal patient management, and learn about the patient perspective on quality of life after immunotherapy. Gain a deeper understanding of the role multidisciplinary team members play in effectively managing patients' irAEs.

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Members-Only Webinar: What You Need to Know about CMS' Proposed 2018 OPPS & PFS Rules

Join legal experts and your colleagues for a one-hour (members-only) discussion about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) proposed 2018 OPPS and PFS rules. The agency's proposals under the OPPS will bring significant changes to next year’s payments for 340B hospitals and new outpatient facilities. Fnd out how the proposed 2018 payment rules will affect your practice or program and how you can weigh in with CMS.

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webinarManaging Your Patients' Immune-Related Adverse Events (irAEs)

Presenter: Brianna Hoffner, MSN, NP, RN, University of Colorado, School of Medicine

As the spectrum of immune-related adverse events (irAEs) expands to include less common, albeit more severe manifestations, early detection becomes increasingly vital for patient safety and treatment tolerability. If diagnosed quickly and managed properly, most irAEs are reversible. Gain a deeper understanding of this growing spectrum and learn how to effectively manage your patients’ irAEs using a multidisciplinary approach.

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webinarInstitute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology (ICLIO) Playlist

Explore a selection of ICLIO content, presented by distinguished faculty, designed to help prepare the multidisciplinary care team for delivering immunotherapy for cancer.

Webinars cover information in the following areas:

  • Clinical Optimization
  • Coverage & Reimbursement
  • Policy Issues
  • Management and Best Practices
  • Patient Access & Advocacy
  • Training & Development
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webinarImplementing Oral Oncolytics

Watch this series of seven archived webinars practical information on integrating oral oncolytics into practice from the Implementing Oral Oncolytics: Steps to Success education initiative.

Select titles include:

  • Monitoring for Safety and Toxicity with Oral Oncolytics
  • Process and Quality Improvement Opportunities
  • Effective Practices for Dispensing Oral Oncolytics: Achieving Quality, Value, and Continuity of Care
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webinarMolecular Testing in the Community Setting

The ACCC Molecular Testing in the Community Setting—Peer-to-Peer Learning Webinar Series features speakers discussing advancements and improvements in biomarker testing at their cancer programs.

  • The Tissue Issue: Sampling and Testing
  • The Deal with Data: Collecting and Sharing
  • The Future of Molecular Testing: Optimizing Efficiency Under Increasing Expectations
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webinarPatient-Centered Care for ASCT in Multiple Myeloma

As part of the Transplant Treatment Path: Optimizing Patient–Centered Care for ASCT in Multiple Myeloma project, ACCC hosted a webinar series on how to optimize patient–centered care for multiple myeloma patients eligible for autologous stem cell transplantation.

  • Psychosocial Support & Financial Counseling
  • Patient Education & Engagement
  • Coordination of Care & Medical Co-Management
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webinarVirtual Molecular Tumor Boards

ACCC has partnered with the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) to host Virtual Molecular Tumor Boards: An Educational Series, a set of 12 webinars that featuring case-studies and robust discussions on molecular testing for breast and lung cancer.

Select titles include:

  • The Role of Genetics Professionals in a Community Cancer Program
  • Virtual Tumor Boards: Precision Medicine and Personalized Cancer Therapy in Lung Cancer
  • Virtual Molecular Tumor Board: Breast Cancer Case Studies
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webinarImmunotherapy Delivery: Workflow and Work Process Considerations

Presenter: Carole Miller, MD, Medical Director, Saint Agnes Cancer Center

Learn about this community cancer program’s experiences integrating immunotherapy into practice, including six essential programmatic components, workflow and staffing considerations, and the decision to create dedicated space for delivery of immunotherapy.

Originally presented May 2, 2017.

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If you are interested in serving as a presenter for an ACCC webinar or have a topic that you would like us to explore, please contact ACCC.

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