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  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Jun 12, 2024

    Unique Partnership Expands Access to Oncology Clinical Trial Patients

    As part of their ongoing commitment to The White House Cancer Moonshot, two non-profit organizations have joined forces to improve equitable access to innovative and potentially lifesaving treatments available through oncology clinical trials in the United States. The HealthWell Foundation announced its sponsorship of Family Reach’s Clinical Trial Access Fund…more.

    Categories: Cancer Moonshot
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  May 29, 2024

    American Cancer Society: Patient Navigation Improves Cancer Care Outcomes

    As part of our ongoing coverage of non-profit organizations with programs and initiatives aligned with the White House Cancer Moonshot, Real World Health Care turns our spotlight to the American Cancer Society (ACS) and two of their initiatives focused on improving patient navigation. For more than 30 years, ACS has…more.

    Categories: Cancer Moonshot
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  May 1, 2024

    Expanding Access to Leukemia & Lymphoma Care

    This year, Real World Health Care is highlighting non-profit organizations recognized by the Biden administration’s Cancer Moonshot program. In this edition, we feature the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the largest non-profit dedicated to creating a world without blood cancers. Since 1949, LLS has invested more than $1.7 billion in…more.

    Categories: Cancer Moonshot, Leukemia
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Apr 17, 2024

    Know Diabetes by Heart Program Empowers Patients & Caregivers

    In a recent edition, Real World Health Care profiled CardioSmart, a program from the American College of Cardiology designed to help patients and health care providers share in decision-making around diabetes and cardiovascular disease management. In this edition, we shine our spotlight on Know Diabetes by Heart™, a joint program…more.

    Categories: Type 2 Diabetes
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Apr 3, 2024

    Life with Diabetes: Reducing Barriers to Care

    Over 36 million people in the United States have type 2 diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), whose mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by the disease. No matter where people are in their health journey, the ADA…more.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Mar 20, 2024

    Colorectal Cancer Alliance Offers Support Hub for Patients, Survivors & Caregivers

    Throughout 2024, Real World Health Care will be shining a spotlight on non-profit organizations that are working to end cancer as we know it by participating in the Cancer Moonshot Initiative coordinated through the White House. In this Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month edition, we focus on the Colorectal Cancer Alliance,…more.

    Categories: Cancer Moonshot
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Mar 6, 2024

    New Guidance Designed to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Manage Prescription Drug Costs

    Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Continuing the ongoing implementation of President Biden’s prescription drug pricing law, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week released the final part one guidance for the new Medicare Prescription Payment Plan. The guidance helps…more.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Feb 21, 2024

    Why People with Type 2 Diabetes Need to be Smart about Their Heart

    Diabetes is among the strongest risk factors for heart and vascular disease – up there with smoking and having high blood pressure or high cholesterol. Cardiovascular disease is the top cause of death among people with type 2 diabetes. Compared with those who do not have diabetes, women with the…more.

    Categories: Type 2 Diabetes
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Feb 7, 2024

    Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community in Tobacco Cessation

    In September 2023, the Biden-Harris Administration announced a series of initiatives being undertaken by non-profit organizations to deliver on the promise of the White House Cancer Moonshot: to end cancer as we know it. One of those initiatives is a campaign to make tobacco cessation education materials more readily available…more.

    Categories: Cancer Moonshot