Announcement

Opdivo Precision Cancer Medicine Improves Outcomes in Advanced Liver Cancer (05-18-2017)
Results from the CheckMate 040 clinical trial have been recently reported and found that Opdivo (nivolumab), an immuno-oncology drug which acts by modulating the immune system, produces durable responses... Continue Reading

Skin Cancer Prevention Tips from the Skin Cancer Foundation (05-17-2017)
The development of skin cancer is certainly a risk for any individual, but particularly for those of us who spend time in the outdoors. As summer approaches it’s important to keep in mind that by taking... Continue Reading

Half of Breast Cancer Patients Pursue Reconstructive Surgery Without Understanding of Risks (05-16-2017)
More than half of breast cancer patients (57 percent) undergoing mastectomy lack the necessary medical knowledge to make a high-quality decision about reconstructive surgery that aligns with their personal... 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.