Announcement

Addition of Temodar® to Radiation in Glioma: New Standard of Care (01-19-2017)
The addition of the chemotherapy agent, Temodar® (temozolomide), to radiation therapy has demonstrated a huge survival benefit compared to treatment with radiation therapy alone among patients with newly... Continue Reading

Roswell Park Researchers Offer Novel Insight into Genetic Changes Leading to Cancer (01-17-2017)
Findings may lead to personalized prognostic tests for blood disorders Predisposition to cancer and cancer progression can result from gene mutations that cause elevated rates of genetic damage. Similarly,... Continue Reading

Do Social Connections Lower Death Rates from Breast Cancer? (01-10-2017)
Women diagnosed with breast cancer have greater rates of survival and lower rates of disease recurrences if they have more social ties, compared to women who are more socially isolated. These results were... Continue Reading

Anne Arundel Medical Center

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The DeCesaris Cancer Institute and AAMC Oncology and Hematology are now QOPI (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative) Certified. This demonstrates a commitment to excellence and ongoing quality improvement.
The goals of the QOPI Certification Program are:

1. Promote the highest quality cancer care as defined by the clinician experts.
2. Provide a trusted solution to satisfy external demand for quality activities.
3. Reduce redundant programs or requirements for oncology practices, including health plan programs.