In a session during the 2023 National Comprehensive Cancer Network Annual Conference, Deborah M. Stephens, DO, provided important updates to treatment recommendations for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma, and identified key factors for selecting frontline and subsequent therapies, including immunoglobulin heavy chain variable gene status, 17p deletion/TP53 mutation status, age, patient comorbidities, and resistance mutations.
The results of a recent survey commissioned by AccessOne, which focused on healthcare affordability and the impact of rising costs of living, revealed that the majority (71%) of consumers feel that inflation is having a significant effect on their healthcare purchasing decisions or their ability to pay medical bills.
During the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, a panel of experts identified some of the key challenges to achieving health equity in bladder cancer care and discussed what can be done to improve access to clinical trials, mitigate financial toxicity, and promote value-based care.
Early last year, Jerome Wohleb, PharmD, MBA, FASHP, Pharmacy Services Director, Bryan Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, faced a dilemma. A Nebraska Pharmacy Workforce Survey revealed a high level of burnout among pharmacists in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.