Leukemia and Lymphoma

 

FDA Updates: Blood Cancers, Orphan Drug Designations Get Priority

August 02, 2020

In a busy week, FDA approved ground-breaking therapies in hematologic cancers and issued Orphan Drug designations in areas of significant unmet need.

Bringing Value to Cancer Care

July 25, 2019

How a tool is helping execs define and measure value in oncology.

Four Things to Know About Providing CAR T-Cell Treatment

July 14, 2019

Top oncology experts share how they deliver these therapies to patients in need.

How Immuno-Oncology Biomarkers Are Changing Cancer Care

May 01, 2019

With so many new immunotherapy treatments on the horizon, pharmacists need to understand the ins and outs of immuno-oncology biomarkers to best serve their patients.

From MACRA to Burnout: How Oncologists Really Feel

December 15, 2018

New research from Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions has surprising findings about oncologists from meeting MACRA requirements to burnout.

14 Ways to Make Cancer Patients More Comfortable

December 05, 2018

Ways to help lessen the stress that can come with cancer treatments.

How Health Execs Can Expand Access to Oncologists

December 01, 2018

A study from Doximity has shocking statistics about oncologist shortages in the U.S. Here’s how you should react.

The Alternative Cancer Treatments Health Execs Are Talking About

December 01, 2018

A Managed Healthcare Executive’s cancer management survey revealed support for the selected use of complementary and alternative medicine. Where do things stand in what some consider a promising treatment area?

Five Things to Know About Cancer Immunotherapy

November 30, 2018

As immunotherapy breaks through in cancer therapy, here are five things to know about this promising treatment.

The 10 States with the Highest Cancer Rates

November 10, 2018

These 10 states have the worst cancer rates in the entire country.

Nine Ways to Deal with Escalating Drug Costs

November 07, 2018

As drug costs continue to increase at an unsustainable rate, some hospitals are finding new solutions.

Time to Address ‘Financial Toxicity’ of Cancer Treatment

November 06, 2018

More affordable, more collaborative, and more personalized care is our cancer care challenge. Here’s how we get there.

CAR T-cell Therapy: How Payers are Responding to Huge Price Tags

November 05, 2018

This revolutionary therapy raises serious financial questions. Here’s how much it costs, and how payers are responding.

The 10 Worst Cancer Death Rates by State

November 05, 2018

The places where cancer mortality rates are the highest.

The Role of ‘Next-Gen’ Sequencing in Pediatric Cancer

November 02, 2018

Because the mutational burden and the genetic characteristics of children are different from adults, pediatric cancer should be diagnosed and treated differently. Here’s how.

Three Keys to Success in the Oncology Care Model

November 02, 2018

One expert shares three things providers can do to improve their performance in the OCM program.

Around-the-Clock Cancer Care Reduces Emergency Room Use

November 01, 2018

How Froedtert Hospital achieves success with a 24/7/365 cancer clinic.

How Cancer Contributes to Other Health Problems: What Execs Should Know

October 25, 2018

Dealing with cancer is challenging enough for patients and providers. But even when their different perspectives are factored in, that’s not the whole story.

The Most Troubling Part of Cancer Treatment for Patients

October 16, 2018

A Wamberg Genomic Advisors’ Cancer Survey has revealing findings from people dealing directly with cancer.

Personalized Treatments Hold Promise for Lymphoma Patients

October 15, 2018

As lymphoma treatments become less cookie-cutter and more custom, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Chief Medical Officer Gwen Nichols, MD, shares how healthcare executives need to alter their approach to managing therapy regimens to increase cure rates and survivorship.