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Plenary Session—The Patient Journey: Access to Cancer Care

Presented by: Diane K. Hammon, Elizabeth A. Souza, Anne Chiang, and Lawrence N. Shulman

Moderated by: Timothy Kubal

trying to serve communities that may be a several-hour drive from where we work,” she said during a roundtable discussion, moderated by Timothy Kubal, MD, MBA, Senior Medical Director, Moffitt Cancer Center, at the NCCN 2022 Annual Conference. “This

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Physicians Reference NCCN Guidelines First, According to QuantiaMD Survey QuantiaMD, an Interactive Physician Community centered on a proprietary, interactive mobile and web platform, recently surveyed its members on their usage of clinical

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Telehealth Delivery of Tobacco Cessation Treatment in Cancer Care: An Ongoing Innovation Accelerated by the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Cancer Center Cessation Initiative Telehealth Working Group

disproportionately greater for older adults and for those in low-income communities, rural areas, and communities of color, threatening to worsen preexisting disparities in healthcare access and health status. 2 , 3 Although technology barriers could worsen

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Cancer Pain Management: Strategies for Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing

Judith A. Paice

. “I use urine toxicology to see whether the patient is taking the drug I have prescribed,” shared Dr. Paice. Patients on prescription pain medications should be reminded of the dangers of substance abuse in the community and instructed on safe

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Survivorship: Nutrition and Weight Management, Version 2.2014

Crystal S. Denlinger, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Madhuri Are, K. Scott Baker, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Don Dizon, Debra L. Friedman, Mindy Goldman, Lee Jones, Allison King, Grace H. Ku, Elizabeth Kvale, Terry S. Langbaum, Kristin Leonardi-Warren, Mary S. McCabe, Michelle Melisko, Jose G. Montoya, Kathi Mooney, Mary Ann Morgan, Javid J. Moslehi, Tracey O’Connor, Linda Overholser, Electra D. Paskett, Jeffrey Peppercorn, Muhammad Raza, M. Alma Rodriguez, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Mark T. Wakabayashi, Phyllis Zee, Nicole R. McMillian, and Deborah A. Freedman-Cass

outlined in these NCCN guidelines. In addition, clinicians should specifically discuss portion control and refer overweight/obese survivors to appropriate hospital-based or community resources. Referrals can also be made to a registered dietitian

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Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Approaches Into Treatment of Commercial Tobacco Use for Optimal Cancer Care Delivery

The Cancer Center Cessation Initiative Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group Members

, interpersonal, community/organizational, and societal/policy factors influence these disparities in tobacco use and treatment, and ultimately within cancer care. 4 – 6 The Cancer Center Cessation Initiative (C3I), which was launched in 2017, includes 52 NCI

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Risk and Timing of Neutropenic Events in Adult Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: The Results of a Prospective Nationwide Study of Oncology Practice

Jeffrey Crawford, David C. Dale, Nicole M. Kuderer, Eva Culakova, Marek S. Poniewierski, Debra Wolff, and Gary H. Lyman

. Incidence and predictors of low dose-intensity in adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy: a nationwide study of community practices . J Clin Oncol 2003 ; 21 : 4524 – 4531 . 6. Lyman GH Dale DC Friedberg J . Incidence and predictors of low

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Advancing More Equitable Care Through the Development of a Health Equity Report Card

Alyssa A. Schatz, Shonta Chambers, Gretchen C. Wartman, Lisa A. Lacasse, Crystal S. Denlinger, Kristen M. Hobbs, Lindsey Bandini, Robert W. Carlson, and Robert A. Winn

community. 7 Systemic and structural barriers include policies leading to lack of insurance and underinsurance, costs of cancer treatment and associated ancillary costs of care, disparate access to clinical trials, and SDOH, including exposure to

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Influenza: Preparedness for an Inevitable “Emergency” for Oncology and BMT Units

John R. Wingard

community respiratory viruses in patients with cancer: more than just ``common colds'' . Cancer 2003 ; 97 : 2576 – 2587 . 10. Ison MG Hayden FG . Viral infections in immunocompromised patients: what's new with respiratory viruses? Curr Opin

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QIM19-123: Addressing Opportunities for Improving Care Cadence by Driving Interdepartmental Collaboration

Kimberly Byrwa-Neff, Wendi Waugh, and Rhondalyn Bomkamp

Background: Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) is a community hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio. Review of data pertaining to breast care delivery demonstrated opportunities for improvement. Analysis of the cadence of care processes across departments