Announcement

SGO, ASCO Issue New Guidelines for Ovarian Cancer Treatment (08-22-2016)
A new joint clinical practice guideline from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) states that neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) is the optimal first-line... Continue Reading

Pancreatic Cancer Cells Find Unique Fuel Sources to Keep from Starving (08-17-2016)
Pancreatic cancer cells avert starvation in dense tumors by ordering nearby support cells to supply them with an alternative source of nutrition. This is the finding of a study in cancer cells and mice... Continue Reading

Opdivo® Highly Effective for Some Patients with Lymphomas (08-16-2016)
The immunotherapeutic agent, Opdivo® (nivolumab), appears to provide long-lasting anti-cancer activity among some patients who have received extensive prior therapy for both B- and T-cell lymphomas. These... 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.