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BPI19-011: Assessment and Management of Older Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Among Community Oncologists in the United States

Efrat Dotan, Elizabeth Handorf, Caitlin R. Meeker, Bianca Lewis, Kelly Filchner, Jennifer S. Winn, and Lori J. Goldstein

Introduction: Geriatric assessment (GA) is recommended for evaluating an older cancer patient’s fitness for treatment; however, it is underutilized in the community. We sought to define the gaps that exist in community oncology practices in the

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QIM19-134: Improving Access to Bone Marrow Transplant in the Community: The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance Shared Care Program

Craig Sauter, W. Jeffrey Baker, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Silvia Willumsen, Barbara Morcerf, Kristi Gafford, Jessica Kennington, Richard Korman, Peter Yu, David Pfister, and Sergio Giralt

Background: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) created the MSK Cancer Alliance in 2014, a dynamic and bidirectional collaboration with high-quality community providers to enhance access to state-of-the-art cancer care close to home

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QIM19-138: Care Coordination Between Prescribers and the Specialty Pharmacy—Qualitative Insights Into Designing a Quality Improvement Program for Multisite Community Oncology Practices

Stacey W. MucCullough, David Blaisdell, Jonathan K. Kish, Pat Farmer, JaLyna Laney, Tom Valuck, Natalie Dickson, Johnetta Blakely, Dianna Shipley, Jesus Berdeja, Gregg Shepard, Bertrand M. Anz III, Carolyn Kelsey, Jack Taylor, Chadi Nabhan, Jeffrey F. Patton, and Annette Powers

many community practices integrate specialty pharmacy (SP) services into their practice, patient education, treatment adherence, and visit scheduling coordination are becoming increasingly complex, particularly for treatments with Risk Evaluation and

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Cancer Treatment During COVID-19: Resilience of Individuals With Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Versus Community Controls

Nicole A. Arrato, Stephen B. Lo, Clarence A. Coker, Jonathan J. Covarrubias, Tessa R. Blevins, Sarah A. Reisinger, Carolyn J. Presley, Peter G. Shields, and Barbara L. Andersen

were compared with a time-equivalent normative sample, namely, similar individuals from the community also coping with COVID-19 but cancer-free. Having health risk from multiple sources, would patients with NSCLC show greater negative affect, such as

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A Practice-Based Evaluation of Distress Screening Protocol Adherence and Medical Service Utilization

Brad Zebrack, Karen Kayser, Deborah Bybee, Lynne Padgett, Laura Sundstrom, Chad Jobin, and Julianne Oktay

, Comprehensive Community Cancer Program, Community Cancer Program (CCP), or NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center Program (NCIP), which is based on type of facility, services provided, and number of analytic cases per year. 14 Cancer program registries were

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A Partnership Between the Academic and the Community

David P. Ryan

The relationship between the academic cancer center and the community cancer center is undergoing a dramatic cultural change. Community hospitals across the Northeast are building fully functional cancer centers where they provide all the services

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Dose Delays, Dose Reductions, and Relative Dose Intensity in Patients With Cancer Who Received Adjuvant or Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Community Oncology Practices

Neelima Denduluri, Debra A. Patt, Yunfei Wang, Menaka Bhor, Xiaoyan Li, Anne M. Favret, Phuong Khanh Morrow, Richard L. Barron, Lina Asmar, Shanmugapriya Saravanan, Yanli Li, Jacob Garcia, and Gary H. Lyman

relative to standard chemotherapy regimens among 16,233 patients with 6 tumor types who were treated with adjuvant or neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimens currently in widespread use in community oncology practices in the United States. Methods Data

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The Changing Face of Community Practice: The New Normal

Margaret Tempero

I think it started in 2004. I happened to be President of ASCO at the time and we had a crisis: the Medicare Modernization Act. Cuts in reimbursement for drugs threatened the financial stability of community oncologists around the country. It was

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Effects of a Provincial-Wide Implementation of Screening for Distress on Healthcare Professionals' Confidence and Understanding of Person-Centered Care in Oncology

Rie Tamagawa, Shannon Groff, Jennifer Anderson, Sarah Champ, Andrea Deiure, Jennifer Looyis, Peter Faris, and Linda Watson

differed. In the smaller regional and community sites, cancer patient navigators (CPNs) were available for complex distress management. In the larger tertiary cancer centers where the CPN role is not part of the care model, psychologists and social workers

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QIM24-187: Determining the Most Appropriate FIT to Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening in the Community

Nikita Dahake, Brianna Graham, Gabrielle Gillow, Shelby McNeilly, Abraham Ifrah, Manasa Vallabhaneni, Christopher Grivas, Rishab Khatri, and Claire Raab

challenge as many patients at our urban, safety net hospital have barriers to establishing and maintaining access to primary care. However, health fairs are becoming increasingly utilized as a community outreach effort to disseminate cancer-related health