First California Cancer Caucus meeting held in Sacramento

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  • First California Cancer Caucus meeting held in Sacramento (California News)
  • H.R.1409, the Cancer Drug Parity Act. Tweet today! (California News)
  • Stress and burnout etiology, how you are functioning? (MOASC  News)

Through the initiative of the National Oncology State Network (NOSN), MOASC, ANCO and various California cancer stakeholders had their first meeting in Sacramento to create the first California Cancer Caucus (CCC). The CCC is a collaborative effort to discuss research, treatment,education, funding streams and prevention methods in order to support public policies that reduce the number of cancer diagnoses and improve outcomes for cancer patients, survivors and families in California. To read more click here and go to California News. 

A survey of doctors published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that among the 91% of EHR user respondents, 70% reported feeling health IT-related stress. The highest prevalence of HIT-related stress was among doctors in primary care specialties. To read more click here and go to MOASC News.

ASCO’s ACT Networkwith the Coalition to Improve Access to Cancer Care (CIACC) have initiated atwitter campaign regarding oral parity. Please tweet or email your member of Congress,however you would prefer, encouraging them to take action. Below you will find the link to the campaign that allows oncologists to tweet their lawmakers. To read more click here and go to National News. 

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December 18, 2018                      

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