June 2017, Vol 7, No 6

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has developed a proposal for an Alternative Payment Model that is focused on delivering value in oncology and supporting higher-quality and more affordable cancer care. Read More ›


The ideal treatment in 2017 for patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma is a combination of bor­tezomib (Velcade), lenalidomide (Revlimid), and dexamethasone. Bortezomib-based maintenance therapy is particularly relevant in patients with high-risk disease and residual disease, and in the relapsed setting, triplet therapy is preferred over doublet therapy. Read More ›

“Are we really measuring quality, or are we measuring our ability to report?” asked Brian R. Bourbeau, MBA, Director, Practice Operations, Oncology Hematology Care, the US Oncology Network, Cincinnati, OH. “So far it’s been the latter,” he said. Read More ›




Non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) comprises several different subtypes, necessitating broad molecular panel testing to understand the correct diagnosis and the appropriate treatment, said Wallace Akerley, MD, Senior Director, Community Oncology Research, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, at the 2017 National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) annual conference. Read More ›



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