Announcement

Clinical Trial Shows Best Outcomes to Date for Older Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients (09-18-2018)
Recently published results of a phase 2 clinical trial have shown the best outcomes to date for newly diagnosed older Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated with brentuximab vedotin given before and after doxorubicin,... Continue Reading

First In Class Immunostimulating Anticancer Agent able to Directly Inhibit Tumor Signaling and Kill Tumor Cells, is in Clinical Trial for Glioblastoma and Melanoma Metastatic to the Brain (09-13-2018)
Small molecule lead drug candidate blocks a critical target for tumors and crosses the blood brain barrier; begins first brain cancer patient dosing in clinical trial at MD Anderson Cancer Center HOUSTON,... Continue Reading

Targeted Combination Treatment for Melanoma now Available (09-10-2018)
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the combination of Bratovi (encorafenib) and Mektovi (binimetinib)for use in patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600E or... 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.