Category Archives: Research

Current best practices in Distress Screening

Earlier this month, a group of oncology social workers joined me at the Research and Training Institute in Philadelphia to attend a training workshop addressing the current best practices in distress screening.  This esteemed group of thirty represented the Social … Continue reading

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CSC presents distress screening tool CancerSupportSource at NCCN Meeting

Cancer Support Community was honored to present information about one of our newest innovations, CancerSupportSource™ (CSS) at this year’s NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology™ School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business. The session was the last in a … Continue reading

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CSC on Capitol Hill!

Wow!  What an amazing couple of days we have had! On May 7 our team in D.C. was joined by several of our affiliate leaders from across the United States.  This group spent time reviewing policy issues of importance to … Continue reading

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Research & Training Institute featured at the Annual Society of Behavioral Medicine conference in New Orleans

On Friday afternoon April 13thMitch Golant moderated a Symposium on Implementing Community-based Distress Screening for Cancer Patients. Joanne Buzaglo, Senior Director at the Research and Training Institute and Melissa Wright, Program Director at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities seized the attention of researchers … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 5)

Our second to last blog of this series will focus on the view of Pfizer Oncology.  As mentioned previously, Pfizer manufactures both brand name and also generic injectable medications. Pfizer Oncology was represented by Dr. Mace Rothenberg, MD who became … Continue reading

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