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Clinical Trials Poster Presentation at ASCO Quality Care 2019

  PlatformQ Health is pleased to be able to share outcomes from a recent patient/caregiver program on clinical trials at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium in San Diego, CA this September. The poster session, titled Patient beliefs and behaviors concerning clinical trials for blood cancers: Outcomes from live online education will be held September 7, […]

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Ovarian Cancer CME

Overview of Ovarian Cancer: New CME

Join us on December 20, 2018 at 1pm ET for live CME about ovarian cancer, worth 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.   According to the CDC, ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecologic cancer, comprising 3% of all cancers in women. Approximately 11 out of every 100,000 women are diagnosed with new cases annually (over […]

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Follicular Lymphoma CME Patient Education

Overview of Follicular Lymphoma: New CME

A new follicular lymphoma CME program worth 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, is now available on demand. Find it here.  In the Western hemisphere, follicular lymphoma (FL) is the most common non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). In the US in 2018, it is expected that approximately 74,680 new cases of NHL will be diagnosed and 20% […]

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Follicular Lymphoma Patient Education

Managing Your Cancer as a Chronic Disease

Current statistics estimate that this year, of the 1,735,350 new cases of cancer that will be diagnosed in the United States, over 1.1 million people will face the challenges of continuing to live a meaningful life with cancer. While everyone has heard about the rigors of and side effects than can accompany cancer treatments such […]

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PlatformQ Health & OMedLive at ASCO 2018

OMedLive, an online oncology learning channel from PlatformQ Health Education, will be in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting from June 1-5. Our commitment to oncology practice and cancer care makes ASCO 2018 one of the most exciting events for our team, because it gives us an opportunity to explain how we’re improving healthcare outcomes […]

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AUA 2018

AUA 2018 Full of New Research, Processes, and Inventions

Jeff Arnold, General Manager at PlatformQ Health, attended the latest meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in San Francisco. Arnold, who joined the PQH team earlier this year, was a natural choice to represent our team at the AUA 2018 meeting as he focuses on leveraging our platform to deliver outcomes-driven education in Urology, […]

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Happy National Physicians Week

PlatformQ Celebrates National Physicians’ Week

March 25 through March 31 marks National Physicians’ Week, a time dedicated to recognizing and thanking doctors for the sacrifices they make to take care of all of us. Doctors work tirelessly to help people when they are most in need, and in spite of the important role they play in our lives, they often […]

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Colorectal Cancer Around the Globe

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the US, as well as around the world. Additionally, it remains one of the leading causes of cancer deaths as well. Our knowledge of this deadly disease increased exponentially in recent years and we now have screening tests and a plethora of treatment modalities. Yet, […]

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PlatformQ Health CME

Cases, Challenges, and Controversies on High-Risk Pediatric Neuroblastoma

This OMEDLIVE presentation is Part Two of a two-part series surrounding Pediatric Neuroblastoma. During the conversation, Dr. Jason Shohet and Jennifer Saggio, MSN, CRNP, CPON focus on the following areas: Overview of pathology and standard therapy for high-risk NB Required imaging and evaluations for the revised INRGSS system Overall treatment scheme, including recent proposed changes […]

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The Genetics of Lung Cancer

Everyone is aware of the link between cigarette smoking and lung cancer. However, recent research is showing strong genetic contributors to the development of these cancers. Even among smokers, genetics appear to play some role. Not every smoker develops lung cancer and not everyone who develops lung cancer smokes. Here, we’ll review the genetics of […]

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GASTRIC CANCER: A GLOBAL VIEW

Gastric cancer, also known as stomach cancer, remains an aggressive cancer around the globe. Over the past several decades, there has been a slight decrease in incidence, yet it remains the fourth most common cancer and the second deadliest across the world.  Some factors that are thought to be responsible for the declining incidence include […]

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Breast Cancer in Men: Where we are in 2016

While everyone is aware that breast cancer in woman exists, many do not know men can be similarly afflicted. Breast cancer in women has its own awareness month (October) and its own symbol of awareness, the pink ribbon. Breast cancer in men, on the other hand, do not even have treatments tailored to them but […]

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World Cancer Day 2016

Our First CME World Cancer Day Challenge

  When did learning give back so much? From today through February 10th, join our World Cancer Day Challenge to earn CME and help us donate to cancer research at the same time! For every OMedLive session you attend, we’ll donate $10 to the American Cancer Society. For every CME credit hour claimed, we’ll boost […]

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Biosimilars: The coming impact on American medicine

In March of 2015, the FDA approved the first biosimilar for use with American patients. In the next five years, the biosimilars market is expected to expand to $60 billion in sales in the U.S. and $127 billion worldwide. On February 1st, from 10 am – noon, EST, OMedLive in partnership with ClinicalSeriesLive, will be […]

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Nursing Perspectives for Optimizing Hemophilia Treatment

In this OMedLive video, nurses Brenda Riske and Regina B. Butler discuss “optimizing outcomes in hemophilia treatment” from a nurse’s perspective. Hemophilia, a genetic bleeding disease, affects about 20,000 Americans and over 400,000 people worldwide. A rare and serious condition, it requires a vigilant medical team for optimal patient care. Brenda Riske, RN, MSN, MBA, […]

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