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The CANCER BUZZ podcast features fresh perspectives on hot topics in oncology care delivery. CANCER BUZZ is 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] Mini-Podcast: Understanding COVID-19 Data
    Aug 11, 2020

    We look at the latest data on the effects of COVID-19 on cancer practices and explore how you can adapt to changes in oncology business.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: Surgical Oncology During COVID-19
    Aug 4, 2020

    Learn how surgical oncology has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and how programs are adapting to fluctuations in staff availability and patient volume.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: Cancer Screening During COVID-19
    Jul 20, 2020

    Learn how some cancer programs are finding creative ways to engage patients and adapt screening programs during these difficult times.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: Staff Resiliency During COVID-19
    Jul 7, 2020

    ACCC President-Elect Krista Nelson shares how Providence Cancer Institute has made staff resiliency and morale a priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 Testing Strategies
    Jun 30, 2020

    Learn about Ochsner Cancer Center’s testing strategy for COVID-19 and how you can adapt their guidance when establishing your own testing protocols.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 & Personal Protection
    Jun 16, 2020

    We discuss the personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages that cancer programs face, and how one program has taken creative steps to get what they need.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 vs. Biocontainment
    Jun 2, 2020

    Learn how Nebraska Medical Center treats patients with cancer in the same institution where the most serious COVID-19 patients receive treatment at the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 & Telemedicine
    May 19, 2020

    Learn how cancer programs can quickly and securely establish telemedicine platforms to continue delivering quality care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: Urban Cancer Care During COVID-19
    May 12, 2020

    Discover how the coronavirus has affected cancer care in New York City, and how one health system has adapted to meet these challenges.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 & Rural Cancer Care
    May 5, 2020

    We look at how rural cancer care teams are managing to provide quality care with limited resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 & Music Therapy
    Apr 28, 2020

    Learn how music can help relieve coronavirus-related stress for both patients and cancer program staff.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: Drive-Thru COVID-19 Screening
    Apr 21, 2020

    Catherine Liu, MD, shares valuable advice for cancer programs looking to create protocols for drive-thru COVID-19 screening.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 & Oral Oncolytics
    Apr 14, 2020

    We explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected patient access to oral oncolytics, and what cancer teams can do to help their patients.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 Conversations with Patients
    Apr 7, 2020

    Jeffrey Kendall, PsyD, LP, shares useful tips and resources for compassionate communication with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • [PODCAST] Mini-Podcast: COVID-19 Self-Care
    Mar 31, 2020

    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.

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  • [PODCAST] Episode 18: Reducing Cancer Drug Waste
    Jul 28, 2020

    Learn about the ways cancer programs are working to reduce drug waste and curb the rising cost of cancer care.

  • [PODCAST] Episode 17: The Needs of Younger Adults with Cancer
    Jul 14, 2020

    Laura Holmes Haddad shares how her battle with breast cancer changed her perception of the resources available to younger adults with cancer, and what cancer programs can do to meet their needs.

  • [PODCAST] Episode 16: IO Clinical Trials During COVID-19
    Jun 23, 2020

    We explore how immunotherapy clinical trials have been affected by the pandemic and what cancer programs can do to safely and effectively administer clinical trials.

  • [PODCAST] Episode 15: Improving Lung Cancer Care
    Jun 10, 2020

    Learn how two cancer programs used a unique quality improvement model to improve care for lung cancer patients who are uninsured or on Medicaid.

  • [PODCAST] Episode 13: Financial Health Literacy
    Mar 25, 2020

    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.

  • [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 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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