oncology

Renowned Hematological Oncologist Works to Advance Patient Care and Improve Therapy Development

The development of innovative therapies calls for innovative teams with clinical expertise, a passion for patient care and the vision to create medicine that has the potential to positively affect patient populations of one to one million. For these reasons, UBC welcomes Don Gabriel , MD, PhD, to our Global Clinical Development & Operations team.

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Free Online Nutrition Support for Accredo Oncology Patients

Nutrition management plays a vital role in influencing the course of treatment, outcomes, and overall quality of life for patients with cancer, yet 80% of cancer patients never receive nutrition support or interact with a registered dietitian. In fact, approximately 1 in 5 cancer deaths in the U.S. are related to malnutrition and severe weight loss.

Accredo’s Oncology Nutrition Service program provides patient-driven, clinician-supported nutritional services, including TherapEase Cuisine, an online self-service tool to guide patients’ diet and nutrition decisions throughout their treatment.

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Study: Fatigue and Bone-Related Symptoms Most Impact the Health-Related Quality of Life of Patients with Multiple Myeloma

A study, designed and undertaken by medical and industry experts including Krista Payne and Noreen Lordan of UBC, assesses the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of 154 patients with multiple myeloma (MM).  This cross-sectional, bi-national, multicenter study enrolled patients with MM presenting for routine care visits at five United Kingdom and six German sites.

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