The Association of Community Cancer Centers is pleased to announce that its Multidisciplinary Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Care education project is conducting a series of quality improvement workshops to promote the optimal care and management of patients diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
The Association of Community Cancer Centers congratulates the entire oncology community on the achievement of the largest one-year drop in cancer mortality—the record decline in annual cancer deaths was measured from 2016 to 2017.
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) 2019 Clinical Research Award was presented to Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program, and Professor, Hematology and Oncology, UNC, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The award was presented during the ACCC 36th National Oncology Conference in Orlando, Florida.
The 2019 ACCC Annual Achievement Award was presented posthumously to Arti Hurria, MD, FASCO, City of Hope.
The ACCC David King Community Clinical Scientist Award was awarded to Paul D. Hansen, MD, FACS, a pioneering leader in research on minimally invasive approaches to major liver and pancreas surgery and the promise these techniques hold for improving the quality of care, the patient experience, and potentially reducing healthcare costs.
The Association of Community Cancer Centers honored the recipients of 2019 ACCC Innovator Awards at the ACCC 36th National Oncology Conference in Orlando, Florida, where this year’s honorees shared innovative strategies and lessons learned from their own experience to enable others to model and scale similar initiatives.
Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCOP, discusses the oncology community’s reaction to biosimilars for rituximab (Rituxan).
Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCOP, was named 2019-2020 President of the Association of Community Cancer Centers during its 45th Annual Meeting and Cancer Center Business Summit on March 22, 2019, in Washington, D.C.