Genentech Access Solutions – Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) Update

Genentech Access Solutions – Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) Update This PDF provides important information about The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) transition from the use of the Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) to a Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) number, and how Genentech Access Solutions is addressing this conversion. Beginning January 1, 2020, Genentech Access…

Educational Opportunity in Oncofertility

  • Katrina Williams
  • May 3, 2019
  • e-Learning
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Enriching Communication Skills for Health Professionals in Oncofertility (ECHO) is a free web-based training program focusing on building communication skills. Training Topics include: Risk of infertility Fertility preservation Sexual functioning Body image Ethical, social, and cultural considerations Interested learners should submit their application on our website at:  Deadline to apply is November 22nd, 2019….


FDA Approves First Treatment for Breast Cancer with a Certain Inherited Genetic Mutation

  • January 16, 2018
  • Drugs
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Lynparza (olaparib tablets) to include the treatment of patients with certain types of breast cancer that have spread (metastasized) and whose tumors have a specific inherited (germline) genetic mutation, making it the first drug in its class (PARP inhibitor) approved to treat breast…

APP Best of ASCO Travel Awards – Apply Today!

  • May 19, 2016
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CALLING ALL ONCOLOGY FLASCO MEMBER ADVANCED PRACTICED PROVIDERS: Your FLASCO Board of Directors implemented an award to assist 2 Oncology PA or NP Providers to attend the Best of ASCO® for 2016.  FLASCO will award (2)two $500 Travel Awards.  The recipients will have the opportunity to attend either the 2016 Florida Hospital Best of ASCO®…

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A Nurse Reflects On The Privilege Of Caring For Dying Patients

  • Amanda Bridges
  • October 15, 2015
  • Nurses
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“Palliative care nurse Theresa Brown is healthy, and so are her loved ones, and yet, she feels keenly connected to death. “I have a deep awareness after working in oncology that fortunes can change on a dime,” she tellsFresh Air’s Terry Gross. ‘Enjoy the good when you have it, because that really is a blessing.’…

The importance of nurses in cancer care

  • Amanda Bridges
  • July 20, 2015
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The importance of nurses in cancer care The Lancet Oncology Volume 16, No. 7, p737, July 2015 In early June, 2015, it became apparent that the UK National Health Service (NHS) had spent £3·3 billion on temporary nurses’ agency fees in the past financial year. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt ascribed this increased use of agency…

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