Author Archives: Linda House

Delivering on Patient-Centered Care

Patient centered care, i.e. putting the patient at the center of his or her care. I think about this a lot. What does it really mean? What is the disconnect? Is it achievable? How do we prepare patients and their … Continue reading

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Drug shortages: An update and a solution

Yesterday’s New York Times published an opinion piece with an update on the drug shortage situation. The Cancer Support Community blogged about this issue several months ago, and the CSC team has been hard at work providing solutions for people … Continue reading

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A focused fact finding mission: The Cancer Experience Registry

By Leo J. Dierckman The launch of the Cancer Support Community’s Multiple Myeloma Cancer Experience Registry is a huge step forward for all of us that have been afflicted with MM. Thank you! Thank you! CSC and the entire team … Continue reading

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Making a difference for others with cancer

A diagnosis of cancer can be devastating and a journey that is unclear to those moving through it. Yet patients who have faced cancer are more than willing to share information about their experience perhaps with the hope that their … Continue reading

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Worried about treatment costs? You are not alone

by Linda House and Lauren Barnes, Senior Vice President, Avalere Until recently, patients being treated for cancer primarily received cancer drugs through an intravenous infusion, which meant they had to receive treatment in an oncology office or a medical setting. … Continue reading

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