Cancer Patients Give Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) High Marks in Patient-Satisfaction Surveys

Patient-satisfaction ratings from the Oncology Medical Home survey exceed state and national averages Hackensack, N.J. – February 08, 2021 – Regional Cancer Care Associates, LLC, (RCCA), received high marks from patients with cancer in surveys conducted by the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), the national organization that advocates for community oncology providers and the patients they … Continued

8th Annual Clinical Retreat

RCCA’s 8th Annual Clinical Retreat was conducted virtually on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7, 2020. Focused on the theme of “Success in Oncology Research,” the event featured highly interactive panel discussions with top clinical trialists from RCCA and other medical organizations and institutions, including Mayo Clinic, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Duke … Continued

The Difference between Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that attacks the immune system. Hodgkin lymphoma, also known as Hodgkin’s disease, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma are two well-known subtypes. Regional Cancer Care Associates, a network of cancer hospitals throughout Connecticut, Maryland, and New Jersey, explains the key differences between these two lymphoma types. What Is Lymphoma? Lymphoma starts in … Continued

Fredrick Smith, M.D. Recipient of LUNGevity Face of Hope Award

Dr. Fredrick Smith of RCCA’s Chevy Chase, Maryland Division is the recipient of the LUNGevity 2020 Face of Hope Award. Dr. Smith received the award for his tireless work on behalf of people affected by lung cancer and the compassionate care he provides for his patients. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care … Continued

RCCA – 2020 Lymphoma Research Ride

Regional Cancer Care Associates’ (RCCA) very own Frederick P. Smith, MD, and his RCCA Lymphochase Team recently pedaled 17 miles to help raise much-needed funds for lymphoma cancer research and education. A participant in the 2020 Lymphoma Research Ride, held Oct. 4, Dr. Smith joined hundreds of lymphoma survivors, families, friends, physicians and other health … Continued

Speaking at National Conference, RCCA CEO Terrill Jordan Highlights Keys to Success of New Medicare Cancer Services Reimbursement Model

As Medicare implements a new cancer-care reimbursement model, it is essential that officials consider oncologists’ clinical and patient-advocacy insights, Regional Cancer Care Associates, LLC (RCCA) President and CEO Terrill Jordan, LLM, JD, said at a national conference. “You need to have the stakeholders in the room,” when developing the metrics that will shape the Centers … Continued

Chadwick Boseman death and colon cancer in younger adults, Black Americans

Chadwick Boseman’s death from colorectal cancer at age 43 highlights two troubling trends, RCCA oncologists say Last month’s tragic news that Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman had died from colorectal cancer (CRC) at age 43 underscores two troubling trends in the fight against the disease, say physicians with Regional Cancer Care Associates, LLC (RCCA), one … Continued