There has been a seismic increase in the number of laboratories and genetic tests and studies since 2013, due in part to the Supreme Court ruling that human genes are not patentable. More and more labs are offering testing and multigene panels, new genes and gene mutations are being identified each and every day. While […]
A new combination treatment eliminating many of the side effects of traditional chemotherapy for mantle cell lymphoma has shown favorable response in a two-year trial according to Weill Cornell Medicine research. The pill Lenalidomide, taken in combination with the antibody Rituximab shrunk tumor size by more than more than half in 90% of the patients enrolled […]
Lots of people look for their dream job in Cancer Registry, but few ever define what that dream job really is. Often a person’s idea of a dream job is based on their desires, or even fantasies, instead of what is realistic. So, first, let’s look at what a dream job is not a job that: […]
Cancer Registrars need good, up-to-date resources on the diagnosis, treatment and clinical progression of malignancies. Evidence-based medicine has found its way into the Cancer Registry and case abstracts should also document the diagnostic workup and treatment the patient received in comparison to evidence-based medicine. If you are a cancer registrar who is looking for a […]
Look at Peggy’s vision of a cancer registrar!
Thank you Jenny for your vision!
Thank you Sheri for sending us your vision of a Cancer Registrar!
Thank you Maryse for using your words to describe a cancer registrar!
Here’s an interesting oncology service called @TumorBoard. “@TumorBoard is a web based platform that provides real time support for both engaged physicians and their cancer patients. Traditionally excluded from the decision-making process characteristic of most hospital based tumor boards, the inclusion of the patient promotes a patient centered or integrated care approach characteristic of the […]