The Association of Community Cancer Centers today announced the release of five abstracts at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium, which is being held September 24 and 25 in Boston and virtually, addressing current disparities in comprehensive cancer care and tools to overcome barriers.
Rockville, MD –The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) today announced the release of five abstracts at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium, which is being held September 24 and 25 in Boston and virtually, addressing current disparities in comprehensive cancer care and tools to overcome barriers.
Research topics include identifying health disparities in precision medicine, delivery of quality advanced ovarian and non-small cell lung (NSCLC) cancer care, programmatic evaluation of geriatric cancer care, , and the creation of a self-guided training program for oncology financial advocates.
“The topics addressed with this fall’s research are significant and very timely as cancer programs across the country are looking for ways to eliminate disparities and address challenges,” said Krista Nelson, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FAOSW, Program Manager of Quality & Research, Cancer Support Services & Compassion, Providence Cancer Institute and ACCC President. “What we have seen time and again is that oncology professionals, from every discipline of the cancer care team, are extremely dedicated to ensuring delivering the very best in cancer care to every single patient. ACCC continues to develop and deliver research and programs to assist those efforts for every cancer center of every size.”
ACCC Abstracts released at ASCO Quality Care Symposium in September 2021:
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