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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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CLO19-029: Dosing Patterns of Nilotinib Use in SIMPLICITY, an Observational Study in Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CP-CML) Patients (Pts) in Routine Clinical Practice

Jorge Cortes, Clara Chen, Michael Mauro, Neela Kumar, Catherine Davis, and Stuart L. Goldberg

and 450‒800 mg BID. European pts were more likely to start on a dose >400 mg BID than US pts (P<.0001). Pts at academic centers were more likely to start on >400 mg BID than those treated at community practices (P<.0029). Among the pts starting NIL at

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HSR19-113: Valued Outcomes in the Cancer Experience (VOICE™): Scale Development and Initial Validation

Alexandra K. Zaleta, Shauna McManus, Joanne S. Buzaglo, Eva Y. N. Yuen, Julie S. Olson, Melissa F. Miller, Karen Hurley, Lillie D. Shockney, Sara Goldberger, Mitch Golant, and Kevin Stein

addresses diverse themes including access to care, maintaining independence, longevity, shared decision making, illness understanding, symptom management, emotional support, connection to illness community, spirituality, and end of life preparation

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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

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BPI19-018: Cancer Screening Rates and Adherence of Uninsured Cancer Patients in Free Clinics

Katherine Robinson, Amber Todd, Abu-Sayeef Mirza, Madeline Macdonald, Noura Ayoubi, Rahul Mhaskar, Richard Roetzheim, Laurie Woodard, and Smitha Pabbathi

primaries. However, screening may be suboptimal among the uninsured. Our objective was to identify and document the screening rates and adherence to ACS guidelines in our local uninsured community. Methods: Demographic data, cancer history and associated

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Value, Access, and Cost of Cancer Care Delivery at Academic Cancer Centers

Elizabeth A. Nardi, Julie A. Wolfson, Steven T. Rosen, Robert B. Diasio, Stanton L. Gerson, Barbara A. Parker, Joseph C. Alvarnas, Harlan A. Levine, Yuman Fong, Dennis D. Weisenburger, C. Lyn Fitzgerald, Maggie Egan, Sharon Stranford, Robert W. Carlson, and Edward J. Benz Jr

oncology community, the mission to define and deliver high-value care has been a key focus and will continue to lead health reform efforts. In the setting of health care reform, there is a call for shifting to new value-based payment models; value in this

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Development of a Strategic Initiative at MD Anderson Cancer Center to Improve Outcomes in Immune-Related Adverse Events

Sarah E. Fayle, Nicolas L. Palaskas, Bilal A. Siddiqui, Jennifer L. McQuade, Jamie S. Lin, Sumit K. Subudhi, Anisha B. Patel, Robert R. Jenq, Amishi Y. Shah, Amy R. Spelman, Mianen Sun, Bettina H. Marble, and Yinghong Wang

current oncology society guidelines, which are more customized to community oncology practice. As the peer-reviewed evidence base grows in support of these management strategies, the goal is to publish the MDACC IOTOX management guidelines as a broader

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Addressing Survivorship in Cancer Care

James McCanney, Katy Winckworth-Prejsnar, Alyssa A. Schatz, Elizabeth A. Nardi, Andrea J. Dwyer, Christopher Lieu, Yelak Biru, and Robert W. Carlson

Executive Summary Advances in early detection and improved treatment during the past 30 years has led to a new issue in the oncology landscape: the unmet needs of the cancer survivor community. As of January 2017, there were >16.8 million

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Distress Management

Jimmie C. Holland, Barbara Andersen, William S. Breitbart, Bruce Compas, Moreen M. Dudley, Stewart Fleishman, Caryl D. Fulcher, Donna B. Greenberg, Carl B. Greiner, Rev. George F. Handzo, Laura Hoofring, Paul B. Jacobsen, Sara J. Knight, Kate Learson, Michael H. Levy, Matthew J. Loscalzo, Sharon Manne, Randi McAllister-Black, Michelle B. Riba, Kristin Roper, Alan D. Valentine, Lynne I. Wagner, and Michael A. Zevon

and lack of knowledge of community resources. The need is particularly acute in community oncology practices that have few to no psychosocial resources, and cancer care is often provided in short visits. 4 For many centuries, patients were not told

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National Quality Measure Compliance for Palliative Bone Radiation Among Patients With Metastatic Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

Stephen R. Grant, Benjamin D. Smith, Lauren E. Colbert, Qunyh-Nhu Nguyen, James B. Yu, Steven H. Lin, and Aileen B. Chen

). Results A total of 42,685 courses met the criteria for inclusion, of which 60.2% were compliant according to NQF 1822. Compliance by patient and tumor characteristics is shown in Table 1 . Compliance at academic facilities was higher than at community