Oncology Treatment

Oncology Treatment

This is the collection of Oncology Treatment posts.

The Cost of Cancer Treatment

The implications of a cancer diagnosis can be devastating. It can change one’s way of life, the way one performs activities of daily living and takes an emotional toll on the client. However, devastating in its own right is the…

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What Are Clinical Trials?

You’ve probably heard the term “clinical trial” before, but you may not know what it is or if it’s an option for you. Clinical research is a type of medical research aimed at helping people who have been diagnosed with…

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What to Expect at Your First Oncology Appointment

If you’ve just been diagnosed with cancer, you’re probably overwhelmed with thoughts and emotions that it’s hard to prepare for your first visit to the oncologist. Understanding your cancer prognosis is the first step to finding the right treatment options.…

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Improving Oncology Care Through the Patient Experience

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, a new oncology care model is helping practices improve the patient experience and provide better cancer care. It includes all the latest medical technology, but there’s also an emphasis…

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How Cancer Affects the Family

While a cancer diagnosis has the most significant impact on the patient’s life, it’s essential to acknowledge that their loved ones will also be affected. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you and those close to you need to understand…

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Protecting Community Oncology Through Value-Based Patient Care

Since the last two decades, oncology treatment has transitioned from a system based on monetary value evaluated to values mainly derived from a patient’s perspective. The new Oncology Care Model (OCM) was envisioned in 2016 to streamline practices according to…

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Caring for a Loved One with Cancer

Caring for a loved one with cancer can be extremely rewarding but very challenging. As the condition progresses, caregivers may have to devote more time and effort to fulfilling a loved one’s needs. However, at a certain point, a cancer…

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