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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.

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  • [PODCAST] Episode 11: Sustaining Whole-Patient Cancer Care
    Jan 29, 2020

    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.

  • [PODCAST] Episode 10: The Immunotherapy Patient Perspective
    Jan 15, 2020

    We sit 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.

  • [PODCAST] Episode 9: The Front Lines of Rural Cancer Care
    Dec 26, 2019

    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.

    Guest: Chad Pedersen, MD, Medical Oncologist, Sidney Health Center

  • [PODCAST] Episode 8: Immunotherapy and Emergency Medicine
    Nov 27, 2019

    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.

  • [PODCAST] Episode 7: The Evolution of Oncology Pharmacy
    Oct 29, 2019
    Learn more about the role that oncology pharmacists play in cancer care and how that role is changing in the face of new therapies and the advent of value-based health. Discover how UNC Hospital's Department of Pharmacy avoids passing surprise bills to patients and ensures financial stability for their cancer program.
  • [PODCAST] Episode 6: Clinical Trial Access in Rural Areas
    Oct 16, 2019

    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.

    Guest: Lora Black, RN, MPH, OCN, CCRP, Senior Director, Clinical Research, Sanford Research; Clinical Instructor, Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota; Core Director, Clinical Research Resources and Facilities Core, DaCCoTA CTR

  • [PODCAST] Episode 5: Rural Cancer Care
    Sep 25, 2019

    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.

    Guest: Jack Hensold, MD, Medical Oncologist, Bozeman Health Cancer Center; President, Montana State Oncology Society

  • [PODCAST] Episode 4: Survivorship Care After Immunotherapy
    Sep 11, 2019

    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.

  • [PODCAST] Episode 3: Why Comprehensive Cancer Care Services Matter
    Aug 28, 2019
    On this episode of CANCER BUZZ, learn how cancer programs are finding ways to justify and implement services that are vital to truly “whole-person” cancer care.
  • [PODCAST] Episode 2: Fostering Cancer Care Team Resiliency & Well-Being
    Jul 31, 2019

    On this episode of CANCER BUZZ, learn how organizations like Vidant Health and The Outer Banks Hospital are creating a healthier, more rewarding workplace by making employee wellness a strategic priority.
  • [PODCAST] Episode 1: Zeroing In On Symptom Management
    Jun 26, 2019

    In this episode, Tina Curtis and Elizabeth Malosh of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center at Froedtert Hospital Campus talk about why and how their program decided to launch its 24-Hour Cancer Clinic in 2016. 
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