Drugs administered by doctors, such as infusion treatments for cancer or autoimmune diseases, may soon be sold through prescriptions under President Donald Trump’s plan to rein in spiraling drug prices. Read the full article on Bloomberg here.
Randy Mansfield knows what it’s like to face cancer. Now he’s committed to help get affordable cancer care in a local or community setting. As part of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), Mansfield recently went back to Washington, D.C. to [...]
Cancer groups are questioning if one of the policies in the Trump administration’s blueprint to tackle high drug prices is the right move to lower prices for patients. Read the full article on Washington Examiner here.
As Community Oncology Clinics Threatened, Cancer Patients, Survivors Speak Out Local community oncology advocates met today at Vista Oncology in Olympia to learn about the critical issues facing the delivery of cancer care and treatment by community oncology clinics. The [...]
Non-hospital-affiliated, community-based oncology practices remain under duress in the United States, according to a 2018 report from the Community Oncology Alliance (COA). Read the full article on Medscape here.
The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has released the 2018 Community Oncology Practice Impact Report, which tracks data on the changing landscape of cancer care in the United States. It details a decade-long trend of closure and consolidation in the U.S. [...]
The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) hosted its annual meeting April 12-13, 2018, in National Harbor, Maryland. The meeting, which brings together stakeholders from across oncology, delved into overcoming the challenges with patient care that community oncology practices face on a [...]
With chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy being so new, there is going to be a learning curve as providers become more educated about the treatments, the manufacturing process, and the toxicities, Houston Holmes, MD, MBA, FACP, a medical oncologist [...]
Rebecca Kirch, JD, executive vice president, Healthcare Quality & Value, National Patient Advocate Foundation, explained the value of palliative care in the context of the triple aim during her presentation at the 2018 Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Conference (April 13, [...]