FinanceCMS: Decision on CAR-T Therapy Coverage Delayed But 'Forthcoming'
The therapies have price tags as high as $425,000, which some say is a worthwhile investment.
Clinical Care'Decision Fatigue' Lowers Cancer Screening Rates
The decline in screenings is believed to be the result of the cumulative burden of screening discussions earlier in the...
Clinical CareHealthcare Innovator Takes Reins at Cancer Treatment Centers of America
CEO Pat Basu speaks on a range of opportunities to defeat cancer.
Clinical CareUse Geriatric Assessment to Predict Hospital and Long-Term Care Utilization
New research shows how specific impairments can determine the likelihood of increased healthcare services utilization among older cancer patients.
Clinical Care1 in 5 Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Abandon Follow-Up Care
New research helps identify which breast cancer patients are likely to quit going to follow-up visits.
Clinical CareWomen in High-Deductible Health Plans Delay Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment
Researchers looked at the time to first breast cancer diagnostic testing, diagnosis, and chemotherapy among a group of women whose...
Clinical CareMost Sepsis-Associated Deaths Could be Caused by Severe Coexisting Conditions
New research contradicts the perception that better sepsis care alone can reduce mortality.
Clinical CareReduce Unplanned Hospitalizations of Your Cancer Patients
For many cancer patients, the causes of unanticipated hospital stays in the first year after receiving a diagnosis are unrelated...
Clinical CareHow Kaiser Permanente Regionalized Lung Surgery
The California-based health system shifted serious lung cancer surgery to five centers of excellence.
FinanceQ4 Earnings Strong for Celgene Ahead of Bristol-Myers Squibb Deal
The Summit, New Jersey-based biotech giant released its Q4 2018 earnings report weeks after Bristol-Myers Squibb announced a $74 billion...
Clinical CareAre Your Physicians Practicing Lifestyle Medicine?
Physicians who do not counsel patients about lifestyle factors that impact health are missing an opportunity.
Clinical CareTop Cancer Doctor, Forced Out Over Ties to Drug Makers, Joins Their Ranks
AstraZeneca has hired Dr. José Baselga, the former chief medical officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering, to lead its cancer research...