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The Role of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinical Trials

Between 1999 and 2021, the U.S. conducted more clinical trials than any other developed country, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which was 157,618 trials. Coming in for a relatively close second was China, having conducted 80,333 studies in…

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Reducing the Financial Burden of Cancer Treatment

In 2018, healthcare costs for cancer patients in the United States totaled over $112 billion, creating a financial burden for individuals and American society. Some oncology practices adopt a medical model that offers a wide range of patient resources and…

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Design Thinking in Oncology: Improving the Patient Experience

Design in community oncology is the deliberate creation of an experience for oncology patients. This approach uses an empathy-driven model to improve the overall experience. Design thinking is an approach to problem-solving, leveraging human experience to generate ideas, prototypes, and…

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Physical Therapy and Cancer Recovery

Cancer physical therapy can improve your overall health while recovering from cancer. It offers significant benefits for patients who experience difficulties from cancer-related treatments. Additionally, it helps ease the emotional turmoil caused by the inevitable waves of fear and frustration.…

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Managing Anxiety in Cancer Patients

Anxiety is a natural response to this new reality when patients receive a cancer diagnosis. But managing anxiety in cancer patients may look different than dealing with anxiety in other patients. Patients undergoing screening for cancer, waiting for cancer test…

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Horizon Oncology & Research Center is Growing

An Experienced Oncologist Rejoins Horizon’s Growing Team Horizon Oncology and Research Center is excited to share the news that our team is growing! With the addition of two physicians and a nurse practitioner, we continue to support the Lafayette community…

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