Announcement

Viagra Associated with Increased Risk of Melanoma (04-18-2014)
Men who take by Viagra (sildenafil) are 84 percent more likely to develop melanoma than men who do not, according to the results of a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Melanoma is a potentially... Continue Reading

Vegetarian Diet Linked to Poor Health (04-17-2014)
A vegetarian diet may be linked to a lower body mass index (BMI) and less frequent alcohol consumption; however, it also appears to be associated with poorer health, a higher need for health care, and... Continue Reading

Jakafi Prolongs Survival in Primary Myelofibrosis (04-16-2014)
Jakafi® (ruxolitinib) prolongs survival in patients with intermediate- or high-risk primary myelofibrosis compared with patients who receive conventional therapy, according to the results of a study published... 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.