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Access to Cancer Care in the Era of Restricted Provider Networks

Elizabeth Danielson and Patricia J. Goldsmith

health plans and health insurance companies should be looking for value for their premium dollars, not only lower costs. Most cancer care can be obtained in the community, but an estimated 10% to 15% of cancer patients should have the option of treatment

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Letter to the Editor: Disaggregating Asian Prostate Cancer Cohorts Can Help Us Improve Care for All Patients With Prostate Cancer

David-Dan Nguyen, Jethro C.C. Kwong, Alexandre R. Zlotta, and Christopher J.D. Wallis

higher PCa risk group. 2 This disaggregation enables us to acknowledge the intricacies within different Asian communities. It may also allow better comparison of various Asian clinical trial cohorts and explain why certain trials do not find racial

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To Dream the Possible Dream

Rodger J. Winn

enrollment . J Clin Oncol 2001 ; 19 : 1728 – 1733 . 12 Winn RJ . Obstacles to the accrual of patients to clinical trials in the community setting . Semin Oncol 1994 ; 21 ( Suppl 7 ): 112 – 117 . 13 Comis RLl Miller JD Aldige CR

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receive monoclonal antibodies for protection.” NCCN’s recommendations point out that vaccine hesitancy in the general population impedes the development of herd (community) immunity, which leaves people with cancer at higher risk. Reducing community

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HSR22-126: Key Factors Associated With Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Enrollment in Underrepresented Minority Groups

Mizba Baksh, Aaron Spaulding, Alexander Hochwald, Hodge David, Sikander Ailawadhi, and Pooja Advani

NHW formed the majority in this group (p<0.001). NHW formed over half of accrued pts in every Rx center (86% comprehensive community cancer, 78% academic, 75% community cancer, and 72% integrated network cancer center). Of the non-White pts, majority

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was a year of reckoning with the United States’ history of racial inequity, in which NCCN and the greater healthcare community have been called with renewed urgency to develop ways to make quality cancer care more accessible and equitable

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Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care in 2014

Robert W. Carlson

Child’s Experience When a Parent has Cancer” was moderated by Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS. It is often recognized that cancer in an individual is a family and a community disease, and no person in the family and community is impacted more than the

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To the Editor: How Do We Solve This Confusion?

Numune Teaching Hospital, Turkey Call for Correspondence JNCCN is committed to providing a forum to enhance collaboration between academic medicine and the community physician. We welcome comments about the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in

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HSR22-135: Telemedicine for Cranial Radiosurgery Patients in a Rural US Population: Patterns and Predictors of Patient Utilization

Daniel T Cifarelli and Christopher P Cifarelli

INTRODUCTION : Telemedicine retains potential for increasing access to specialty providers in underserved and rural communities. COVID-19 accelerated adoption of tele-healthcare beyond rural populations, serving as a primary modality of patient

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HSR24-173: Reaching Unmet Needs of Lung Cancer Patients Through Hope Totes and Educational Meetings

Dusty Joy Donaldson and Lynn Abbott-McCloud

reminders sent to nurse navigators, monthly educational meetings held, and continued community outreach and awareness efforts to an expanding Hope Tote distribution list to cancer centers. Results: Every year has seen an increase in demand for Hope Totes