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  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Jul 12, 2023

    Oncology Pharmacists Help Cancer Patients Navigate Treatment

    If you are a cancer patient receiving chemotherapy, do you know everyone on your care team? You probably know your medical oncologist well, and the nurse(s) in the infusion center. Perhaps you’re on a first name basis with the reception desk personnel and the technician who draws your blood. You…more.

  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Jun 24, 2020

    Does CAR-T Cell Therapy Belong in Community Clinics?

    CAR T-cell therapy (CAR-T) has emerged as a highly innovative and promising option for patients with cancer. Until recently, the use of CAR-T has been restricted to small clinical trials, primarily with patients with advanced blood cancers. These trials often are conducted at large, academic medical centers in major metropolitan…more.

  • By Clifford Hudis, Chief, Breast Medicine Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  |  May 4, 2016

    Big Data in Health Care: Speaking with Dr. Clifford Hudis

    Real World Health Care is pleased to bring you the final interview in our series on Big Data and its impact on health care. Here, we spoke with Dr. Clifford Hudis about how Big Data will impact cancer care. Dr. Hudis is Chief, Breast Medicine Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial…more.

    Categories: Big Data, General
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Oct 28, 2015

    Personalized Medicine & Companion Diagnostics: Speaking with Dr. Joshua Cohen, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development

    Editor’s Note: In August, the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD) hosted a roundtable of R&D leaders focused on development of companion diagnostics that can show their use in conjunction with personalized therapeutics that will lead to positive health outcomes. We spoke with Joshua P. Cohen, Ph.D.,…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  Dec 17, 2013

    Why Revenue Matters to Patient Care

    What approaches can pharmacists embrace to more effectively adapt to the rapidly changing landscape of U.S. health care? It’s exactly this question that Philip E. Johnson, RPh, FASHP, the oncology director for Premier, Inc, a health care improvement company, explores in the December edition of Pharmacy Practice News: “Protecting oncology…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  Oct 8, 2013

    Profiles in Courage: Beating Breast Cancer One Story at a Time

    As we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month, heroes, organizations and allies nationwide are leveraging creative strategies to empower patients and families, educate communities and mobilize supporters to overcome the disease and live healthier. Are You Dense? Dedicated to “informing the public about dense breast tissue and its significance for the…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  Sep 20, 2013

    We Need a Little Certainty

    When you’ve been diagnosed with cancer like me, you’re faced with an overwhelming amount of uncertainty. Did they catch it in time? Will the treatments work? And for many cancer patients, can I afford good treatment? The Emergency Cancer Relief Fund (ECRF) could answer this question, but only if the…more.