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How Have Multigene Panels Changed the Clinical Practice of Genetic Counseling and Testing

Robert Pilarski

and counseling. 28 Community Education Although panel testing has certainly moved clinical practice forward in many ways, it has also introduced its own set of problems that highlight the need for education of community practitioners on the

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HSR19-084: Real-World Treatment Patterns and Clinical Outcomes in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients with EGFR Exon 20 Insertion Mutations

Maral DerSarkissian, Shuanglian Li, Aaron Galaznik, Rachel Bhak, Iryna Bocharova, Thomas Kulalert, Huamao M. Lin, Hui Huang, and Mei Sheng Duh

: Flatiron Health electronic health record data, largely from community oncology practices, from January 2011–April 2018 were used for this retrospective observational study. Treatment-naïve (TN) and relapsed/refractory (RR) second-line patients diagnosed

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QIM19-142: Development of a Low Resource Tool for Improving Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Delivery Within an Integrated Health Care Delivery System

Vlad Sandulache, Anita Sabichi, George Chen, and Scott Charnitsky

designed to streamline cancer diagnosis and treatment. Head and neck cancer (HNC) remains a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Delivery of multimodality treatment for advanced HNC is challenging at both academic centers and in the community setting

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Access to and Appropriateness of Cancer Care: Who Decides?

William T. McGivney

clinicians and on the judgement of experts, in particular. To some extent, the clinical community brought this situation on itself with the variations in care and unnecessary procedure rates that were documented in the late 1980s. Now, unfortunately, the

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The Challenges of Colorectal Cancer Survivorship

Crystal S. Denlinger and Andrea M. Barsevick

Edited by Kerrin G. Robinson

treatment of vaginal stenosis resulting from pelvic radiation therapy . Community Oncology 2006 ; 3 : 665 – 671 . 80 Lindsey I George B Kettlewell M Mortensen N . Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of sildenafil (Viagra) for

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Patterns and Trends of Cancer Screening in Canada: Results From a Contemporary National Survey

Omar Abdel-Rahman

individuals with a confirmed cancer diagnosis. Cross-sectional studies may be more relevant to the assessment of adherence to different cancer screening programs. 7 The Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) is a cross-sectional study conducted annually and

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Personalizing Medicine Through Personalized Communication: Individuality of the Patient Across Borders and Cultures

Giuseppe Curigliano

) coping with cancer through spirituality and community involvement. 1. The predominant sense of loss associated with breast cancer is a consistent theme for all women, across any latitude or longitude. This loss is both physical and emotional. Women

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Low Provider Knowledge Is Associated With Less Evidence-Based Lung Cancer Screening

Jennifer A. Lewis, Heidi Chen, Kathryn E. Weaver, Lucy B. Spalluto, Kim L. Sandler, Leora Horn, Robert S. Dittus, Pierre P. Massion, Christianne L. Roumie, and Hilary A. Tindle

, pulmonology, hematology/oncology, and gynecology within an academic medical center (Vanderbilt University Medical Center [VUMC]) and its affiliated Veterans Health Administration (VHA), including hospital-based and community-based practices. VUMC has an

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Racial Background and Health Behaviors Among Adults With Cancer in Canada: Results of a National Survey

Omar Abdel-Rahman

variable prevalence of different behaviors in different sectors of society. 1 , 9 – 13 The Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) is a national survey that has been conducted regularly on an annual basis. 14 It provides population

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NCCN News

oncology with interests including lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and thoracic surgery. Dr. D'Amico remains active in the research community with a focus on the molecular biology of lung cancer and esophageal cancer and the genomic analysis of mutations. He