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Best of the Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference

The GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy will host a free webinar on July 16, 2014, noon ET that will recap the Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference.

Register today!

Cancer Survivorship
E-Learning Series

The Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series is a free continuing education program that provides a forum to educate primary care providers (PCPs) who may have patients who are cancer survivors about how to better understand and care for survivors in the primary care setting. Continuing education credits (CEs) are available at no cost to participants for each 1-hour module.

 

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caSNP E-News

July 2014
Vol 2, Issue 7

The GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy (caSNP) E-News provides information on relevant articles, trends and updates in the fields of navigation and survivorship along with current and upcoming caSNP programs and initiatives.
In the News

American Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Survivorship Care Guidelines

 

The American Cancer Society has released clinical follow-up care guidelines based on the recommendations of the National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center expert panel for the provision of care of prostate cancer survivors by primary care providers. Read the guidelines published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Deadline for Survivorship Care Plan Compliance Being Rethought

 

According to the Oncology Times, the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer and the American Society of Clinical Oncology are reconsidering the survivorship care plan compliance deadline of January 1, 2015. Read the article.   

 

Better Care for Cancer Patients

 

Published by Santa Barbara Independent, this article argues for the integration of curative and palliative care services for cancer patients. Read the article
 

Cancer Treatment and Survivorship Statistics, 2014

 

The American Cancer Society in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute has published an article in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians estimating the number of current and future cancer survivors in the United States. Statistics on treatment patterns and survival, as well as survivorship related issues are also discussed. Read the article.  

 
African American Women's Perceptions of Cancer Clinical Trials

  

A qualitative study published in Cancer Medicine, this article describes the perceived barriers and facilitators to cancer clinical trials among African American women. Read the full article.
 
Use of Shared Decision-Making Expanding, Moving 'Even' into Radiation Oncology
 
The concept of shared decision-making among patients, caregivers and clinicians, with an emphasis on radiation therapies, is explored in this article published in Oncology Times. Read the full article.
Resources for Health Care Professionals

ACCC's 2014 Patient Assistance and Reimbursement Guide Now Available

 

The Association of Community Cancer Centers has released its 2014 Patient Assistance and Reimbursement Guide (PAP Guide) to aid clinicians and patients in navigating the financial aspects of cancer treatment. Access the PAP Guide

 

Models of Cancer Survivorship Health Care: Moving Forward

 
Three different models of cancer survivorship health care are provided along with a description of the ASCO Cancer Survivorship Compendium, in a discussion of the integration of survivorship care into clinical practice. Read the article published in the American Society of Clinical Oncology Educational Book.  

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The GW Cancer Institute's
Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy

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