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Best Practices: Building the Future of Multidisciplinary Cancer Care

December 11, 2020

GREAT LAKES HEALTH SYSTEM EMPOWERS RESIDENTS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO WITH A FIRST-HAND LOOK AT COLLABORATIVE CANCER CARE OF THE FUTURE Tumor Boards were a part of life for those at Great Lakes Health System, which included six hospitals, multiple care sites and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and […]

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Best Practices: Engaging Primary Care Physicians and Specialists in Multidisciplinary Opinions and Tumor Board Conferences

August 27, 2020

ASCENSION LOURDES EXPANDS TUMOR BOARD PARTICIPATION TO GET MORE COMPLETE VIEW OF PATIENTS WHILE ALSO DRIVING MORE REFERRALS Primary care physicians (PCPs) have a unique view into patients, typically having deep knowledge of the patient’s health history for many years prior to the onset of cancer. The cancer team at Ascension Lourdes Regional Cancer Center […]

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MaineGeneral Medical Decreases Tumor Board Conference Prep Time by 90%

March 2, 2020

Time consuming and cumbersome. That’s how the team at MaineGeneral Medical Center’s Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care (HACCC) described managing tumor board conferences to review more than 1,000 cases a year. Barbara Wiggin, Manager, Radiation Oncology and Cancer Registry, HACCC, and her team, knew there had to be a better way than face these […]

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