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Delivering on the Promise of Patient-Centered Care

Patricia A. Ganz

Despite our success in improving survival outcomes in patients with cancer, the words “you have cancer” are still terrifying. These 3 words immediately conjure up the threat of death and the physical and emotional suffering associated with cancer

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NCCN Framework for Resource Stratification: A Framework for Providing and Improving Global Quality Oncology Care

Robert W. Carlson, Jillian L. Scavone, Wui-Jin Koh, Joan S. McClure, Benjamin E. Greer, Rashmi Kumar, Nicole R. McMillian, and Benjamin O. Anderson

mature and organized health care infrastructure. They make no recommendations about how resource expenditures should be prioritized to achieve the greatest clinical benefit and outcome. Most of the currently available clinical practice guidelines, such as

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HSR20-102: Quality Outcomes in Colon Cancer

Michelle Moskal and Neeharika S. Makani

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A Systematic Review of Clinical Decision Support Systems for Clinical Oncology Practice

Pamala A. Pawloski, Gabriel A. Brooks, Matthew E. Nielsen, and Barbara A. Olson-Bullis

-based standardization of cancer care, improving care delivery and patient outcomes. CDS tools have been incorporated across the patient care spectrum, encompassing prevention, diagnosis, and clinical monitoring. Common roles for CDS include computerized physician order

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Plenary Session—The Patient Journey: Cancer Survivor Care

Presented by: Shannon M. Ansbaugh, Gary Deng, Rev. George F. Handzo, and Karen L. Syrjala

Moderated by: Jessica R. Bauman

without cancer. Dr. Syrjala noted that some of these outcomes, such as symptoms of post-traumatic stress (different from a full diagnosis of PTSD) can persist for 10 to 15 years after diagnosis. Figure 1. Mental health outcomes in post

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HSR21-070: Feasibility of Tracking Digital Activity, Sleep, and Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma (NDMM) Patients (pts) Undergoing an In-Class Transition From Parenteral Bortezomib-Based Therapy to Oral Ixazomib-Lenalidomide-Dexamethasone (IRd) in the Ongoing Community-Based United States (US) MM-6 Study (NCT03173092)

Kirsten Stuber, Habte A. Yimer, Karin Choquette, Sudhir Manda, Jennifer Clayton, Saulius Girnius, Joshua Richter, Presley Whidden, Kimberly Bogard, Dasha Cherepanov, and Stephen J. Noga

(QoL) and improving outcomes. We evaluated the feasibility of digital actigraphy (monitoring activity/rest) and electronic PRO (ePRO) data collection using wearable and mobile devices in an older MM pt population (median age 73 years). Methods

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Multidisciplinary Management of Pancreatic Cancer

Margaret A. Tempero

essentially be summarized as a half dozen clinical trials evaluating gemcitabine and 5-fluorouracil (FU), with and without radiation. Outcomes from these trials were largely similar, with median OS hovering around 22 months and 25% to 30% of patients dying of

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Benefits of High-Volume Medical Oncology Care for Noncurable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Population-Based Analysis

Julie Hallet, Laura Davis, Alyson Mahar, Michail Mavros, Kaitlyn Beyfuss, Ying Liu, Calvin H.L. Law, Craig Earle, and Natalie Coburn

Background As medical and surgical therapies advance, cancer care has become increasingly complex. Clinical volume is an important construct in the delivery of specialized care, and provider volume has been associated with improved outcomes of

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NCCN Task Force Report: Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning in Cancer

Donald A. Podoloff, Ranjana H. Advani, Craig Allred, Al B. Benson III, Elizabeth Brown, Harold J. Burstein, Robert W. Carlson, R. Edward Coleman, Myron S. Czuczman, Dominique Delbeke, Stephen B. Edge, David S. Ettinger, Frederic W. Grannis Jr., Bruce E. Hillner, John M. Hoffman, Krystyna Kiel, Ritsuko Komaki, Steven M. Larson, David A. Mankoff, Kenneth E. Rosenzweig, John M. Skibber, Joachim Yahalom, JQ Michael Yu, and Andrew D. Zelenetz

any prior knowledge of the results of other studies is essential. Finally, assessing how the results of the PET scan impact patient management and improve health outcomes is important. Health outcomes include not only survival but also quality of life

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Independent Prognostic Value of Serum Markers in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma in the Era of the NCCN-IPI

Thomas Melchardt, Katharina Troppan, Lukas Weiss, Clemens Hufnagl, Daniel Neureiter, Wolfgang Tränkenschuh, Konstantin Schlick, Florian Huemer, Alexander Deutsch, Peter Neumeister, Richard Greil, Martin Pichler, and Alexander Egle

with an independent and reproducible influence on the clinical outcome may further improve the NCCN-IPI. Patients and Methods This retrospective analysis was approved by the Ethics Committee of the provincial government of Salzburg, Austria (415