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Reaching Populations to Address Disparities in Cancer Care Delivery: Results From a Six-Site Initiative

Noël Arring, Christopher R. Friese, Bidisha Ghosh, Marita Titler, Heidi Hamann, Sanja Percac-Lima, Adrian Sandra Dobs, Michelle J. Naughton, Pooja Mishra, Melissa A. Simon, Bingxin Chen, Electra D. Paskett, Robert J. Ploutz-Snyder, Martha Quinn, and Debra L. Barton

overcoming health inequities. The Alliance members used 4 key evidence-based strategies to improve enrollment of people who have been underserved by quality cancer care in their programs: nurse and lay navigators, community-based participatory approaches

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NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit: Delivering Value for Patients Across the Oncology Ecosystem

Terrell Johnson, Lindsey A.M. Bandini, Darryl Mitteldorf, Elizabeth Franklin, Justin E. Bekelman, and Robert W. Carlson

to cancer care that is multispecialty, multisite, and has multiple therapeutic options. In the midst of this changing landscape, members of the patient community are voicing concerns about the lack of inclusion and patient-centricity in the cancer

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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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NCCN News

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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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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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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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