Progress in the Fight Against Leukemia: Therapeutic Advances Available Right Now – and Right Here in NJ: A Conversation with RCCA’s Dr. Seth Howard Berk

While innovative therapies have made slow improvements to leukemia incidence and death rates, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) projects there will be more than 62,000 new cases in 2017. Because of this, it’s important to seek the latest and most personalized care available when leukemia is diagnosed to obtain a successful outcome. Dr. Seth Howard … Continued

Testicular Cancer: Detection, Symptoms and Treatment

Dr. Charanjeev Kapoor of RCCA’s Connecticut Division Cancer that begins in the testicles is known as testicular cancer. According to Dr. Charanjeev Kapoor, an oncology specialist at Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), the key to diagnosing and treating testicular cancer is patient awareness. Affecting only about 1 in every 263 men in the United States, testicular cancer … Continued

Lung Cancer Rates Increasing Among Non-Smokers

Dr. Joseph McLaughlin If you’ve never smoked or used tobacco, could you still be susceptible to lung cancer? The short answer is yes. According to the ACS, up to 20% of patients who die from lung cancer are non-smokers. Oncology specialist, Dr. Joseph McLaughlin – from the Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) Manchester, Connecticut location … Continued

Colorectal Cancer Trends and Treatment

Ralph V. Boccia, MD, a cancer specialist at RCCA Maryland, provides some insight into recent colorectal cancer trends and treatments that are giving new hope to doctors, researchers and patients nationwide. Overall, Dr. Boccia finds much to be encouraged by, but also points to the need for awareness of a concerning development in the field … Continued

RCCA Makes Innovative UnitedHealthcare Cancer Care Program Available to Patients in Maryland

HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) is expanding its cancer care payment initiative with UnitedHealthcare to RCCA patients in Maryland who are covered by UnitedHealthcare benefit plans. The program, made available at RCCA New Jersey locations in January, rewards physicians for focusing on best treatment practices, quality patient care and … Continued

CMS Value Model Doesn’t Do It All

Addressing the value changes that CMS is mandating takes enormous planning and study. Many oncology practices are grappling with the new programs that the government payer has asked them to adopt.

Take Five with Terrill Jordan

Terrill Jordan is President and CEO of Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA). He spoke to Symptoms & Cures about RCCA’s move toward value-based care in the field of cancer treatment.