Tag Archives: Open to Options

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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What to do when there’s a drug shortage

In recent years the number of drugs that are in short supply has been increasing, including drugs used to treat cancer. Most of these shortages are for drugs that are injected, or given intravenously. Some of these shortages are short-term … Continue reading

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CSC trains new Open to Options specialists to help people facing a cancer treatment decision

On November 7, I spent the day with 20 of my CSC colleagues who gathered in Los Angeles to be trained to offer CSC’s novel Open to Options™ treatment decision counseling program. These 20 licensed mental health professionals are now … Continue reading

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Understanding “clinical pathways” and cancer treatment

by Linda House and Lauren Barnes, Senior Vice President, Avalere As the numbers of cancer survivors continue to increase, the focus of the U.S. health care system is shifting towards the quality of care patients receive. As a result, new … Continue reading

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