News

Tennessee Oncology Chosen To Present Six Posters at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Quality of Care Symposium in San Diego, California.

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Oncology (TO) physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and administrators will be presenting six recent quality improvement projects at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality of Care Symposium in San Diego, CA. These projects were selected through peer-review by a panel of national experts in cancer care. Each poster addresses unique Tennessee Oncology initiatives […]

Read More

There’s A Battle Brewing Over Who Gets To Sell Chemo Pills For Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment has never been cheap. But in the pricey world of pharmaceuticals, the cost of oncology drugs has become jaw-dropping. And where there are big dollars, there is a battle between business interests, which is why cancer doctors are declaring war against pharmacy benefit managers. There’s nothing immediately impressive about the shelves of medication […]

Read More

What Should You Ask Your Health Care Team About Prostate Cancer?

Read the original article HERE. It’s important to have honest, open discussions with your cancer care team. Feel free to ask any question, no matter how small it might seem. Here are some questions you might want to ask: When you’re told you have prostate cancer What are the chances that the cancer has spread […]

Read More

Streamlining Patient-Reported Outcomes to Boost Value-Based Care

At Tennessee Oncology, patient engagement technology has boosted remote patient management and streamlined patient-reported outcomes collection. Value-based care models may be the way of the healthcare future, demonstrating that clinicians can deliver high-quality care at a lower cost. But for organizations to keep pace in this new payment landscape, they’ll need to make meaningful connections […]

Read More

Signs and Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Read original article HERE. Most gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) occur in the stomach or small intestine. These tumors often grow into the empty space inside the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, so they might not cause symptoms right away unless they are in a certain location or reach a certain size. Small tumors might not cause any […]

Read More