CancerIQ Blog

by CancerIQ, on Jul 1, 2020 12:45:59 PM

As COVID-19 began spreading rapidly in the U.S., doctor’s offices and clinics closed in-person visits to lower the risk of spreading the virus. In response, the use of telehealth skyrocketed …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingBest PracticesHigh Risk Patient ManagementTelehealth

by CancerIQ, on Jun 4, 2020 2:10:38 PM

COVID-19 has not stopped cancer, but it has made it more difficult to detect cancer early. Stay-at-home orders put in place to flatten the COVID-19 curve have had unintended consequences …

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by CancerIQ, on Jun 1, 2020 3:09:55 PM

Cancer is now responsible for almost 1 in 6 deaths globally. More than 14 million people develop cancer every year, and this figure was projected to rise to over 21 …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingBest PracticesTelehealthCOVID-19

by CancerIQ, on May 15, 2020 11:11:56 AM

Fewer Americans have been getting cancer screenings like colonoscopies, mammograms and Pap smears since COVID-19 forced many clinics to put restrictions in place. That’s according to a report by the …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingManaging High Risk PatientsPreventative CareTelehealthCOVID-19

by CancerIQ, on May 6, 2020 2:51:31 PM

Cancer programs across the country are all dealing with the effects of COVID-19 and trying to treat patients while keeping them safe. Advisory Board surveyed 55 programs to see how …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingTelehealthCOVID-19

by CancerIQ, on Mar 31, 2020 11:17:46 PM

Three months ago, health systems were embracing precision health strategies, and capturing the full clinical and financial value of using genetics in routine care. That’s before COVID-19 forced every US …

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by CancerIQ, on Mar 31, 2020 10:48:31 PM

COVID-19 has quickly altered society. It has changed workflows and processes and forced hospitals to discourage patients from coming in — to keep them safe and healthy. But there is …

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by Feyi Olopade Ayodele, on Mar 25, 2020 2:10:01 PM

We've been amazed to see teams across the country pulling together to take their cancer genetics programs virtual during these challenging times. To show our support, we commit to: Share …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingCancer Centers

by CancerIQ, on Mar 3, 2020 5:57:24 AM

Last month, we shared a story about how one of our clients (CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital’s Wellness, Screening, and Genetics Center) is using CancerIQ within their high-risk program. The …

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by CancerIQ, on Feb 27, 2020 10:14:31 AM

Hereditary cancer accounts for up to 10% of new cancer diagnoses. Although widespread adoption of affordable genetic testing is possible and highly valued, health systems struggle to identify candidates for …

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