State and Community Oncology Practice Updates – CPAN Newsletter May 2017

Augusta Oncology, May 11, 2017

Thank you to our Augusta Oncology CPAN chapter and Augusta Oncology cancer support group for their CPAN efforts. On May 11, advocates heard from a guest speaker with the National Marrow Donor Program. CPAN advocates also shared highlights about their day on Capitol Hill and their conference experience. Augusta Oncology’s CPAN chapter also hosted an educational booth at the annual Relay for Life in conjunction with Augusta Oncology Associates and the American Cancer Society on Saturday, April 29. CPAN advocates provided education on COA and CPAN to Georgia residents and encouraged community members to become Advocates for the Care!

Dayton Physicians Network – June 21, 2017 

Dayton Physicians Network’s CPAN chapter will host its next educational event on June 21 at 8:00 P.M. CPAN Advocates will talk about their experience on Capitol Hill and the Community Oncology Conference. Additional speakers will include, Charles Bane, MD, Robert Baird, RN, MSA, CASC, Chief Executive Officer and Jill Reese, RN, BSN, OCN, CPAN Advocacy Leader.

Hematology Oncology Associates of Central NY (HOACNY), June 4, 2017

On June 4, the CPAN chapter at HOACNY in East Syracuse will staff a CPAN educational booth as part of the nationally recognized Cancer Survivors Day. CPAN advocates will provide education on community oncology and share their experience in CPAN and advocating on Capitol Hill.

Oncology Specialists of Charlotte, June 14, 2017

On June 14, the Oncology Specialists of Charlotte CPAN Chapter will host an educational event for local advocates. During this event, attendees will learn about the Medicare Part B Experiment success, 340B Drug Pricing Program, Sequestration, and the Sustainable Growth Rate. Speakers for this event will include, Justin Favaro, MD, and Sherie Bradshaw, CPAN Advocacy Leader.