Announcement

CDC Vaccine Information and Recommendations for the 2016/17 Influenza Season (09-22-2016)
With the start of a new school year and the approaching winter, it’s time to get informed about the most critical information regarding the 2016/17 influenza vaccines and CDC’s vaccination recommendations. The... Continue Reading

Cotellic®/Zelboraf® Combo: New Standard of Care for Melanoma (09-20-2016)
The treatment combination consisting of Cotellic® (cobimetinib) plus Zelboraf® (vemurafenib) improves overall survival for patients with advanced, BRAF (V600) mutation-positive melanoma. These confirmatory... Continue Reading

FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Keytruda® for First-Line Treatment of Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (09-14-2016)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) for first-line treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The... 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.