ACCC’s new podcast, CANCER BUZZ, features fresh perspectives on hot topics in oncology care delivery. CANCER BUZZ is conversation that unpacks the issues and sparks insight. Where stakeholders from the front lines of care to the C-suite, from research to the registry, from chairside to benchside, talk about top-of-mind questions and real-world impact.
ACCC President-Elect Krista Nelson shares self-care resources for cancer team members during the COVID-19 outbreak and guides us through a brief mindfulness exercise.
We sat down with journalist Mary Elizabeth Williams, one of the first patients treated with combination immunotherapy, to discuss her experience as an IO patient and how to bridge communication gaps among patients, doctors, and researchers.
Learn why a trip to the emergency department is different for patients who receive immunotherapy for cancer, what information helps ED clinicians, and what busy emergency department providers need to know about immune-related adverse events.
Learn about the transition from immunotherapy into post-treatment survivorship, how it differs from chemotherapy, and why coordination and communication among providers, patients, and caregivers is essential.
Discover the results of the 2019 Trending Now in Cancer Care Survey—what tops the list of challenges, what areas are trending towards growth, and how cancer programs are evolving to meet the demands of 21st-century cancer care delivery.
Learn about ACCC's efforts to make the case for hiring comprehensive care team members, as well as the development of a matrix tool to help programs prepare for alternative payment models.
We talk to a medical oncologist in a rural Montana community about the realities of rural cancer care, the importance of community oncology, and how he navigates common barriers to quality care.
Learn how a rural health system harnessed its passion and creativity to work around obstacles to clinical trial access and ensure its patients have access to cutting-edge cancer treatments.
Learn more about the challenges to cancer care delivery in rural settings, and discover some of the innovative ways that they are working to better serve this at-risk patient population.
Understand the importance of financial health literacy for patients with cancer, how cancer team members can better help patients and caregivers avoid financial toxicity, and what steps cancer programs can take to promote awareness and proactive engagement.