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Hematologic Malignancies

Blood/hematologic cancers most often begin in the bone marrow where blood is produced. Stem cells in the bone marrow develop into white blood cells, red blood cells, or platelets. Blood cancers occur when uncontrolled growth of abnormal blood cells overtakes the development of normal blood cells and interferes with the regular functions of these cells. Blood cancers fall into three categories: leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

Developing quality improvement programs that aim to reduce disparities and improve the standard of care received by patients with blood/hematologic cancers are a key priority in ACCC’s educational portfolio. Leverage our recent research and explore practical, actionable resources to implement in your cancer program or practice today.

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MRD Testing Implementation Roadmap
An innovative learning tool that can help multidisciplinary cancer care teams obtain the knowledge they need to implement, expand, and sustain MRD testing for patients with adult B-cell ALL.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Heatmap
Explore this incidence to provider profile map to see where CLL is most frequently diagnosed and where expert providers are located across the United States.

 

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Multiple Myeloma Dispensing Models

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Multidisciplinary Multiple Myeloma Care 

 

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Real-world case studies enable cancer programs to reflect on current practices to reduce variations in care and positively impact patient outcomes.

Multiple Myeloma Dispensing Models: Effective Practices to Improve Care Delivery and the Patient Experience
Real-world case studies from University of Illinois Hospital and Health Services System, Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, and John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, analyze and summarize their existing dispensing models and practices in caring for patients with multiple myeloma.

Multidisciplinary Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Care: Models Of Quality Improvement [Oncology Issues]
Read outcomes from quality improvement work conducted at Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Altru Cancer Center, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Multidisciplinary Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Care: Quality Improvement Case Studies
The Outer Banks Hospital, Billings Clinic Cancer Center, and the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center participated in quality improvement workshops in 2020.

Multidisciplinary Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Care: Models of Effective Care Delivery
To understand how patient-focused multidisciplinary care is effectively delivered across care settings, ACCC conducted site-visit focus groups at Self Regional Healthcare Cancer Center, The University of Kansas Cancer Center, and Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.

Multidisciplinary Multiple Myeloma Care: Models of Quality Improvement [Oncology Issues]
Workshops conducted at Holy Cross Hospital, CalvertHealth Medical Center, and Central Care Cancer Center led to measurable and actionable quality improvement interventions.

Multidisciplinary Multiple Myeloma Care: Models of Effective Care Delivery
ACCC spoke with care team members at Yuma Regional Medical Center Cancer Center, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, and Moffitt Cancer Center to better understand how cancer centers are incorporating a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and managing patients with multiple myeloma.

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