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Julie R. Gralow, J. Sybil Biermann, Azeez Farooki, Monica N. Fornier, Robert F. Gagel, Rashmi Kumar, Georgia Litsas, Rana McKay, Donald A. Podoloff, Sandy Srinivas, and Catherine H. Van Poznak

antiresorptive agent are summarized in Table 4 . Individual Disclosures for the NCCN Task Force: Bone Health in Cancer Care Panel Members References 1 Nordin C . Screening for osteoporosis: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

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George L. Jackson, Leah L. Zullig, S. Yousuf Zafar, Adam A. Powell, Diana L. Ordin, Ziad F. Gellad, David Abbott, James M. Schlosser, Janis Hersh, and Dawn Provenzale

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest provider of cancer care in the United States. With approximately 5.5 million patients receiving care under the auspices of 153 medical centers in 2008, the VHA has the largest fully

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Yvonne Bombard, Peter B. Bach, and Kenneth Offit

Genomics in Cancer Care There is increasing enthusiasm for genomics and its promise in advancing personalized medicine. 1 - 3 However, the application of genomics in health care is not a novel concept. Genetic testing and risk assessment

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Masumi Ueda, Renato Martins, Paul C. Hendrie, Terry McDonnell, Jennie R. Crews, Tracy L. Wong, Brittany McCreery, Barbara Jagels, Aaron Crane, David R. Byrd, Steven A. Pergam, Nancy E. Davidson, Catherine Liu, and F. Marc Stewart

Incident Command structure at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Abbreviations: Comms, communications; IC, Incident Command; IT, information technology; Ops, operations. Outpatient Considerations As a referral center, we see many patients from outside our region

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Katy E. Balazy, Cecil M. Benitez, Paulina M. Gutkin, Clare E. Jacobson, Rie von Eyben, and Kathleen C. Horst

deprivation is thought to influence disparities in addition to tumor biology. 11 Breast cancer care requires a high level of coordination, including mammograms, biopsies, consults, surgical resection, and often chemotherapy and radiation. Delays in care can

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William Bensinger, Mark Schubert, Kie-Kian Ang, David Brizel, Elizabeth Brown, June G. Eilers, Linda Elting, Bharat B. Mittal, Mark A. Schattner, Ricardo Spielberger, Nathaniel S. Treister, and Andy M. Trotti III

review and summarize the scientific literature, such as using other types of evidence (e.g., phase II trials, single-arm trials) and, where research does not exist, expert judgment. The Multinational Association of Supportive Cancer Care (MASCC) recently

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

assess, treat, and prevent survivorship-related problems to promote high-quality, patient-centered cancer care. To address the unmet needs of the cancer survivorship community, NCCN convened the NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit: Addressing Survivorship in

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Katy Winckworth-Prejsnar, Lisa Korin Lentz, Elizabeth A. Nardi, Sandhya Pruthi, C. Lyn Fitzgerald, and Robert W. Carlson

Executive Summary The mission to define and deliver high-value cancer care is a key focus across the oncology community and will continue to drive health reform efforts. Healthcare reform calls for a shift from fee-for-service payment to new

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James McCanney, Terrell Johnson, Lindsey A.M. Bandini, Shonta Chambers, Lynette Bonar, and Robert W. Carlson

How social determinants contribute to individual health and health equity has been the focus of recent research and increasing consensus. In cancer care, health outcomes are influenced by a variety of socioeconomic factors, including race

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The NCCN 22nd Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Cancer Care convened during a week when Congress was expected to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican-sponsored replacement plan for