It was on the front page of my newspaper. It is in the data services I subscribe to for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. It is the feature of a new survey from the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association and is the lead-in for the Pharmacists’ Newsletter. It is on the nightly news, and it was explored in depth in the last issue of the Journal of Hematology Oncology Pharmacy (JHOP).
In this month’s issue of The Oncology Pharmacist (TOP), we explore the growth of specialty pharmacies and the implications for our relationship with patients. Author Lea Ann Hansen discusses the evolution of specialty pharmacy and the function it serves in the treatment of cancer and how this affects patients. As Hansen points out in her article, “In many cases, the complicated nature of administration or possible adverse events with specialty drugs necessitate intensive patient monitoring.”
In this month’s issue of The Oncology Pharmacist (TOP), we continue our coverage of the news from the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) by addressing the topic of chemotherapy dosing for patients who are obese.
In this month’s issue of The Oncology Pharmacist (TOP), we wrap up the year with highlights of the news from the 2012 American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting and the European Society for Medical Oncology 2012 Congress.
The Jefferson School of Pharmacy at Thomas Jefferson University was founded in 2008 and offers an innovative doctor of pharmacy program that prepares graduates for interesting and challenging pharmacy practice roles across the healthcare continuum.
In its eighth year, The Oncology Pharmacist (TOP) will continue to provide oncology pharmacists and their colleagues with the latest research findings and results of large clinical trials, interviews with thought leaders, as well as content for pharmacy students and residents, and articles on practice management.
In this month’s issue ofThe Oncology Pharmacist (TOP), we present our coverage of the news from the 11th annual Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) conference. TOP was there, and we highlight presentations about the role of pharmacists in hospice and palliative care, the disposal of oral cancer drugs, and opportunities in survivorship care.