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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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Understanding how to navigate difficult conversations with patients facing advanced-stage cancer is an important part of shared decision making and ensuring patients feel engaged with their treatment plan.
CANCER BUZZ spoke to David Waterhouse, MD, MPH, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist at the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center, Milford Regional Medical Center in Milford, MA. Hear how to engage patients in clinical trials and address barriers.
Dr. Sanjay Juneja discusses how he uses social media as a way to share information broadly with patients, help keep people up to date on new advances, and address medical misinformation.
Learn how precision medicine stewards are helping to bridge the gaps and challenges associated with cancer diagnostics and biomarker testing.
In the second of a three-part series on “changing the culture of oncology,” Dr. Sanjay Juneja shares three technologies he’s excited about and why.
Dr. Sanjay Juneja explores how—with many cancers now being treated like a chronic disease—it may be time to cancel the term “a cure for cancer.”
Remote patient monitoring transmits health data from the patient’s home to healthcare providers. This quality improvement project evaluated a platform to remotely monitor Black and Latinx patients.
Tune-in as our expert discusses how and when to screen patients, and then connect them to available resources to better support patients’ financial needs.
Learn more about how this health system is gleaning new insights into clinical workforce needs to optimize future staffing and scheduling decisions.
In this episode, Dr. Noel breaks down how to build trust and earn the respect of under-represented patient populations in the community.
Created to address burnout and improve retention rates, Medstar's Regional Staff Support Program provides staff with an opportunity to participate in monthly employee celebrations, encourages peer-to-peer recognition, and enhances communication among associates.
When updating the Financial Advocacy Services Guidelines, the ACCC Financial Advocacy Network engages key stakeholders to ensure a collaborative, consensus-based process, gaining buy-in across the oncology community.
As the healthcare landscape continues to change and the role of oncology financial advocates evolves, the network sought to create new guidelines in 2022 for cancer programs and practices, using a collaborative, consensus-based process.
In this episode, our expert describes process improvement strategies to successfully integrate oral oncolytics into practice, and highlights how patient goals can be included in treatment planning.
In this episode, our experts examine challenges with oral anti-cancer therapies and provide methods to better support patients.
While remote monitoring platforms have been used effectively throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to reduce the burden on patients and healthcare facilities around the country, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville, Tenn., has been using the technology in a different capacity—with its chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy patients.
Hear how to educate patients and their caregivers about the risks and benefits to oral therapies for breast cancer.
Hear how malnutrition affects people with cancer in different ways, even impacting cancer treatment plans.
Hear how one Iowa-based program is addressing the sexual health gap in cancer care by supporting oncology professionals in having these conversations and referring patients to allied professionals as needed.
Hear how malnutrition affects people with cancer in different ways, even impacting cancer treatment plans.
The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s)/faculty member(s) and do not reflect the official policy or position of their employer(s) or the Association of Community Cancer Centers.