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Social Determinants of Health and Racial Disparities in Cardiac Events in Breast Cancer

Nickolas Stabellini, Mantas Dmukauskas, Marcio S. Bittencourt, Jennifer Cullen, Amie J. Barda, Justin X. Moore, Susan Dent, Husam Abdel-Qadir, Aniket A. Kawatkar, Ambarish Pandey, John Shanahan, Jill S. Barnholtz-Sloan, Kristin A. Waite, Alberto J. Montero, and Avirup Guha

included all patients who had SDOH information available; patients without SDOH information were excluded. Demographic information from the catchment area, primarily based on US Census and American Community Survey data, was included to demonstrate the

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The 21-Gene Recurrence Score Assay for Node-Positive, Early-Stage Breast Cancer and Impact of RxPONDER Trial on Chemotherapy Decision-Making: Have Clinicians Already Decided?

Jagar Jasem, Christine M. Fisher, Arya Amini, Elena Shagisultanova, Rachel Rabinovitch, Virginia F. Borges, Anthony Elias, and Peter Kabos

classified into categories of 18 to 25 and 26 to 30. Cancer centers were divided according to the NCI classification into (1) community centers that treat 100 to 500 newly diagnosed cancer cases annually, (2) comprehensive community centers that treat ≥500

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Using the Science of Psychosocial Care to Implement the New American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Distress Screening Standard

Lynne I. Wagner, David Spiegel, and Timothy Pearman

be greatly expanded through integrating resources in the local community, such as Cancer Support Community sites, and nationally (eg, American Cancer Society, CancerCare, LIVESTRONG). Academic and high-volume cancer centers may have greater access

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The Abu Dhabi Declaration: Why the Hustle?

Hamdy A. Azim, Abdul-Rahman Jazieh, and Mohammad Jahanzeb

approximately 15% of all cancer patients worldwide. Although this example shows its far-reaching benefit, it also shows that there is plenty of room for expanding its application. A real need exists within the oncology community to have a reliable evidence

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Primary Palliative Care Improves Uptake of Advance Care Planning Among Patients With Advanced Cancers

Michael G. Cohen, Andrew D. Althouse, Robert M. Arnold, Douglas White, Edward Chu, Margaret Rosenzweig, Kenneth J. Smith, and Yael Schenker

palliative care specialists have expertise in negotiating ACP, access to specialty palliative care is limited, particularly at community cancer centers that are geographically distant from larger academic facilities. 16 The CONNECT study addressed this

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Priorities of Unmet Needs for Those Affected by Colorectal Cancer: Considerations From a Series of Nominal Group Technique Sessions

Sharyn F. Worrall, Andrea J. Dwyer, Reese M. Garcia, Keavy E. McAbee, and Anjelica Q. Davis

, these unmet needs must be identified and prioritized within the CRC population. Although efforts to improve the patient and survivor experience have gained momentum over the past decade, it is essential to ensure that the CRC community has their needs

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Revisiting the Association of ECOG Performance Status With Clinical Outcomes in Diverse Patients With Cancer

Deepika Kumar, Elad Neeman, Shiyun Zhu, Hongxin Sun, Dinesh Kotak, and Raymond Liu

offices, 21 hospitals, and 21 community cancer centers across Northern California, and its membership represents >30% of the population in the counties in which it serves. 4 The study was approved by the KPNC Institutional Review Board with a waiver of

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Chemoradiation Improves Survival Compared With Chemotherapy Alone in Unresected Nonmetastatic Gastric Cancer

Richard Li, Wei-Hsien Hou, Joseph Chao, Yanghee Woo, Scott Glaser, Arya Amini, Rebecca A. Nelson, and Yi-Jen Chen

(OR, 1.68; 95% CI, 1.43–1.99; P <.001), Charlson-Deyo comorbidity score ≥2 (OR, 1.46; 95% CI, 1.18–1.81; P <.001), treatment at community facility rather than academic (OR, 1.27; 95% CI, 1.07–1.51; P =.006), and T2 disease compared with the

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What Constitutes Quality of Life? Perspectives of Adolescents and Young Adults With Advanced Cancer

Jane Hinkle, Lori Wiener, Andrea Altschuler, Katharine E. Brock, Mallory Casperson, Chun R. Chao, Lauren Fisher, Lawrence H. Kushi, Joshua R. Lakin, Anna Lefebvre, Corey M. Schwartz, Dov M. Shalman, Catherine B. Wall, and Jennifer W. Mack

. Finally, a majority of patient recruitment occurred at academic tertiary care centers whose patient populations may differ from those who seek care at community cancer centers. Further research is required to validate these findings among younger AYAs

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Renal Cell Cancer: A Shift in Approaches for Treatment of Advanced Disease in the United States

Matthew P. Banegas, Linda C. Harlan, Bhupinder Mann, and K. Robin Yabroff

RCC in community practice were examined, focusing on systemic therapy. Patients and Methods Data Source and Study Sample NCI Patterns of Care Data: The NCI SEER program collects information on all cancer diagnoses in defined geographic