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HSR20-100: Results From a Pilot Study Examining the Impact of Distress Screening and Referral on Cancer Patient Cost and Health Care Utilization

Melissa F. Miller, Melyssa Allen, Diane Robinson, Nicole Nicksic, and Alexandra Zaleta

Background: The Cancer Support Community (CSC) has investigated screening, referral and follow-up for cancer-related distress through the CancerSupportSource® (CSS) since 2008. The impact of CSS on patient cost and health care utilization at a

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HSR20-078: Cancer Patients and Family Caregivers as a Unit of Care

Hui Ling Chen and Tsui-Sui Annie Annie Kao

an evidence-based research into practice at the local community and examine the effects of cancer patients and their caregivers’ self-efficacy, coping, and quality of life by using Northouse’s FOCUS program, a rigorously tested nurse

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CLO22-055: Breast Cancer in Men: Experiences of Men With Breast Cancer in One of the Largest Hospital in Riyadh, KSA

Manal AL Al Humaid, Mohammed Amin, Ahmed Al Qudaimat, Lolwah Alriyees, Carmen Vasilescu, and Hussam Shehata

assessment tool. Result : Embarrassment, anxiety, altered body image, shock, and stigma were the most identified issues in men with breast cancer. Conclusions : This study recommends increase public community awareness about male breast cancer diagnosis

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NCCN News

reform and cancer care delivery has focused on the impact on community oncology practice, with much less attention being paid to how academic cancer centers are being affected,” said Robert W. Carlson, MD, Chief Executive Officer, NCCN. “With evidence

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advocacy summit examined interpersonal and systems-level inequities that drive poorer outcomes for this community, along with opportunities to improve care access and quality. “We can’t say this enough: there is no high-quality cancer care without

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NCCN Qualifies First Community Sites for Affiliate Research Project The NCCN Affiliate Research Project (ARP), developed by the NCCN Oncology Research Program (ORP), has qualified its first 7 affiliate sites from the Fox Chase Cancer Center

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NCCN Roundtable Tackles Disparities in Cancer Care

action…This is particularly important in communities of color,” she said. She has learned that for previously uninsured consumers to enroll in the ACA, the availability of in-person application assistance is critical. In communities of color, individuals

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NCCN Virtual Policy Summit: Defining the “New Normal” — 2021 and the State of Cancer Care in America Following 2020

Alyssa A. Schatz, Lindsey Bandini, and Robert W. Carlson

time when people might feel hesitant or be unable to go to a provider’s office. It is also notable that many providers have engaged mobile screening vans to bring a variety of cancer screenings into community settings. 5 Unfortunately, rates of return

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The Alliance for Quality Psychosocial Cancer Care: An Innovative Model for Disseminating and Improving Implementation of National Quality Care Recommendations

Ruth McCorkle, Rebecca Kirch, Kim Thiboldeaux, Julie Taylor, and Mark Gorman

In 2008, the Cancer Support Community and the American Psychosocial Oncology Society joined forces to bring together key professional and advocacy stakeholders from the cancer and mental health communities to form the Alliance for Quality

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group of experts in community oncology and agreed to by the original Elevating Cancer Equity working group members who drafted the original HERC. This expansion is part of ongoing efforts to address the impact of structural and interpersonal racism as a