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Cancer Rehabilitation: Impact on Breast Cancer Survivors’ Work Ability and Health-Related Quality of Life

Mackenzi Pergolotti, Kelley C. Wood, Tiffany Kendig, Kim Love, and Stacye Mayo

, evidence from systematic reviews 5 , 23 – 25 and observational studies of cancer rehabilitation services delivered in the community 16 , 21 , 26 , 27 demonstrate that participation in these interventions is associated with improved HRQoL, including

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Distress Management

Jimmie C. Holland, Barbara Andersen, William S. Breitbart, Bruce Compas, Moreen M. Dudley, Stewart Fleishman, Caryl D. Fulcher, Donna B. Greenberg, Carl B. Greiner, Rev. George F. Handzo, Laura Hoofring, Paul B. Jacobsen, Sara J. Knight, Kate Learson, Michael H. Levy, Matthew J. Loscalzo, Sharon Manne, Randi McAllister-Black, Michelle B. Riba, Kristin Roper, Alan D. Valentine, Lynne I. Wagner, and Michael A. Zevon

and lack of knowledge of community resources. The need is particularly acute in community oncology practices that have few to no psychosocial resources, and cancer care is often provided in short visits. 4 For many centuries, patients were not told

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National Quality Measure Compliance for Palliative Bone Radiation Among Patients With Metastatic Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

Stephen R. Grant, Benjamin D. Smith, Lauren E. Colbert, Qunyh-Nhu Nguyen, James B. Yu, Steven H. Lin, and Aileen B. Chen

). Results A total of 42,685 courses met the criteria for inclusion, of which 60.2% were compliant according to NQF 1822. Compliance by patient and tumor characteristics is shown in Table 1 . Compliance at academic facilities was higher than at community

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Key Performance Indicators and Metrics for the Implementation of an Oral Chemotherapy Adherence Program

Benyam Muluneh, James B. Collins IV, Brian Lam, Emily Mackler, and Jennifer Elston Lafata

academic and a community cancer center) was assembled to refine the initial list of KPIs, metrics, and targets for success using a 2-round consensus-building process. The clinicians and administrators had extensive experience (≥5 years for most) delivering

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An Overview of Mammography: Benefits and Limitations

Robert A. Smith

specificity and sensitivity of screening mammography [see comments] . J Natl Cancer Inst 1996 ; 88 : 643 – 649 . 53 Linver MN Paster SB Rosenberg RD . Improvement in mammography interpretation skills in a community radiology practice after

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NCCN Oncology Research Program's Investigator Steering Committee and NCCN Best Practices Committee Molecular Profiling Surveys

Razelle Kurzrock, A. Dimitrios Colevas, Anthony Olszanski, Wallace Akerley, Carlos L. Arteaga, William E. Carson III, Jeffrey W. Clark, John F. DiPersio, David S. Ettinger, Robert J. Morgan Jr, Lee S. Schwartzberg, Alan P. Venook, Christopher D. Gocke, Jonathan Tait, and F. Marc Stewart

the basis of disease, NCCN believes it is important to understand how such testing is being performed and used at NCCN Member Institutions and their community affiliates. In order to do so, the NCCN Oncology Research Program's (ORP) Investigator

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Searching for Survivor-Specific Services at NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers: A Qualitative Assessment

Betsy Rolland and Jordan Eschler

increasing survivorship, NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers (CCCs) will be called on to take the lead for community providers and to act as sources of information for survivors, their caregivers, and clinicians as they navigate the next phase of care

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Refining the Patient Navigation Role in a Colorectal Cancer Screening Program: Results From an Intervention Study

Elizabeth A. Rohan, Beth Slotman, Amy DeGroff, Kerry Grace Morrissey, Jennifer Murillo, and Paul Schroy

increasing patient completion of cancer screening and reducing disparities among the medically underserved. 9 – 17 Generally, patient navigators (herein referred to as “navigators”) are either nonclinical members of the community or healthcare professionals

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NCCN Policy Summit: Reducing the Cancer Burden Through Prevention and Early Detection

Lindsey Bandini, Alyssa Schatz, Victoria Hood, Nikia Clark, Michael J. Hall, and Robert W. Carlson

From 2015 to 2020, the CRCCP reached >1.3 million patients. The initiative led by Project BAT works to identify social norms associated with tobacco use and assesses the accessibility of free or low-cost nicotine replacement therapy in their community

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Quality Measurement in Cancer Care: A Review and Endorsement of High-Impact Measures and Concepts

Thomas A. D’Amico, Lindsey A.M. Bandini, Alan Balch, Al B. Benson III, Stephen B. Edge, C. Lyn Fitzgerald, Robert J. Green, Wui-Jin Koh, Michael Kolodziej, Shaji Kumar, Neal J. Meropol, James L. Mohler, David Pfister, Ronald S. Walters, and Robert W. Carlson

patient advocacy, community oncology, and health information technology representatives, to review the existing quality landscape and identify contemporary, relevant cancer quality and outcomes measures by both reevaluating current validated measures and