Announcement

Study Demonstrates Superiority Of Kyprolis® over Velcade® in Patients With Relapsed Multiple Myeloma (04-27-2015)
The results from a planned interim analysis of the Phase 3 head-to-head clinical trial ENDEAVOR evaluating Kyprolis® (carfilzomib in combination with low-dose dexamethasone versus Velcade® (bortezomib)... Continue Reading

The Importance of Awareness of Breast Density and Its Impact on Cancer Screening and Risk (04-23-2015)
Women in the United States may not be adequately aware of breast density and its complications. Legislation that requires providers to discuss a woman’s breast density is likely to help build awareness.... Continue Reading

More Effective Surgery for Colon Cancer with Laparoscopic versus Open Colectomy (04-22-2015)
Less invasive surgery for colon cancer with laparoscopic colectomy improves outcomes. These findings were reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Historically, surgical treatment for... Continue Reading

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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.