oncology

Primary care following treatment of a child with cancerThe progress in treating cancer in children has been revolutionary, and the evidence base for providing long-term psychosocial care for their families has grown as well.
Medical marijuana for children with cancerPediatricians have had concerns about the known risks of marijuana use in children. What’s next for kids with cancer?
When cancer strikes a family: Psychosocial issues in pediatric oncology
When cancer strikes a family: Psychosocial issues in pediatric oncologyA child’s cancer diagnosis presents psychosocial issues that the community pediatrician needs to assess and treat for the total well-being of the child, siblings, and parents.
Hypertension higher in childhood cancer survivorsAdults who have survived childhood cancer are about 10 years ahead of their peers in terms of developing hypertension, according to a new report.
Some Consumers Set to Receive Complimentary Cancer Genomic ProfilingShift represents growing understanding of value of genetic testing for cancers. Find out who is receiving the test and why.
Seven Ways to Help Patients Access Costly Cancer DrugsTwo new studies reveal that cost-restraints can keep patients from accessing life-preserving cancer drugs.
Top Considerations in Pediatric Cancer Treatment: What Payers Should KnowA Stanford expert describes ideal treatment locations, common barriers, and how payers could better support patients and families.
Cancer Vaccine to Prevent Breast, Ovarian Cancer Recurrence Could be CloseIn partnership with the several big-name cancer centers, one company has commenced clinical trials. Find out how this cancer vaccine would work.
Five factors driving up the cost of oncology drugsThe high cost of specialty drugs continues to plague the healthcare industry. Here’s why.
Despite hype, private payers slow to adopt oncology value-based modelsOncology Institute’s Dawn Holcombe, MBA, FACMPE, ACHE, shares her views on the OCM program, what CAR T-cell therapy means for the future of reimbursement, and some epic predictions.