2017 Poster Session Submissions

The following posters were submitted for our 2017 Poster Session. Thank you to all who participated!

Veteran satisfaction with video based telemedicine for pre-transplant evaluation

Characterization of hematology consults for complete blood count abnormalities: A single center experience in the era of electronic consultation


Recurrent Cisplatin hypersensitivity reaction after first exposure: A case report

The role of academic affiliation in the treatment of metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer in the Veterans health administration

Comorbidity and survival with receipt of Adjuvant immunotherapy in state III melanoma: an analysis of the national cancer database (NCDB


Improving access and workflow in radiation oncology in an attempt to decrease time between cancer diagnosis and first treatment 


Ailure patterns after stereotactic body radiation therapy for early non-small cell lung cancer and their implications for future management 


Comparison of PFT before and after radiation therapy for lung cancer


Using natural language processing in radiology reports to identify the presence of metastatic disease in veterans with prostate cancer


Examining methods for systematically identifying cytogenetic testing among chronic lymphoblastic leukemia patients


Breast cancer risk assessment and chemoprevention use among VA primary care


National Comprehensive cancer network distress thermometer versus veteran symptom assessment screen: year in review at the Cleveland VA Medical Center


A Veterans Affairs Experience: infusion room model incorporating advanced hematology oncology fellows 


Life sustaining treatment initiative

Hypertension among veterans affairs colorectal cancer survivors: A matched casecontrol analysis

Automation of cancer surveillance care: using technology to improve outcomes of care

Sustained effects of oncology drug cost savings initiatives: a VA medical center outpatient oncology clinic (ONCVAMC)

Two somatic P53 mutations, two histological tumors from single founder clone: a conglomerate of pituitary corticotropinoma and rhabdomyosarcoma

Is hypomagnesemia a marker of efficacy of Cetuximab in locoregionally advanced and metastatic head and neck cancer?

Sunitinib-induced acute interstatial nephritis

High-quality patient-centered care for the rural Veteran with cancer

CK2 correlates with overall and progression-free survival in oronpharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Evaluating psychosocial distress in veterans and their caregivers at the Palo Alto VA

How can VA optimize palliative oncology care? Updates on AVAHO palliative care research committee projects 

Cancer fast track e-consult: an innovative approach to e-consultation

A rate case of Sunitinib induced rhabdomyolysis in renal cell carcinoma at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Anti-CD20 antibody order checks and medication use evaluation tracker (MUET) increase Hepatitis B testing and antiviral treatment in VHA

Electronic consultation: An efficient and effective way to manage hematology consults

Application of extracellular matrix to reinforce bowel anastomoses in colorectal surgery: does it make a difference in clinically significant leaks?

Evaluation of fitness, metabolism and quality of life during Hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Update on the VA Precision Oncology Program

Overview of oral oncolytic processes at Iowa City VAHCS Oncology Clinic

Post-treatment follow-up by oncologic specialists as a relevant component of cancer survivorship for Veteran patients living in rural area

A case of Mytomycin-C induced pulmonary veno-occlusive disease

Successful three-year melanoma treatment after nivolumab failure

Metabolic reprogramming in BRAF inhibitor resistant melanoma cells leads to hypersensitivity to arginine depletion  and upregulation of PD-L1 expression

Navigator driven process to coordinate multi-disciplinary visits for advanced lung cancer patients

Assessing the efficacy of prostate cancer (PC) therapies in veterans at the James J Peters VAMC

Addressing barriers to cancer care: an interdisciplinary team approach to patient navigation

Structuring data to automate cancer survivorship care plans

Combining chemotherapy and trastuzumab in patients with HER2/NEU-positive metastatic salivary gland carcinoma

Cisplatin Ototoxicity: evidence for dosing effect on the risk of hearing shifts among head and neck cancer patients receiving chemoradiation

Efficacy and toxicity of Xelox vs Folfox in adjuvant and metastatic treatment of colorectal cancer in veterans

Systemic and tumor directed therapy for oligometastatic prostate cancer

Incorporating survivorship care plans into practice

Abdominal compression by prone position in lung SBRT-A technical note

When genetic testing is not best care anywhere

Differential response to Carfilzomib based on initial therapy with bortezomib in multiple myeloma

Quality analysis of molecular turnaround times and process completion times for in-house testing 

Staging and survival of colorectal cancer (CRC) in octogenarians: nationwide study of US Veterans

Evaluation of oncologic pharmacotherapy and implementation of a pharmacist managed monitoring protocol at a community based outpatient clinic (CBOC)

Treatment rates and outcomes for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer at a single VA hospital: An exploratory analysis

Improving access to care and patient satisfaction with disease-specific colorectal cancer navigation

Types of cancer patients who enroll in the Myhealthevet online patient portal

A novel genetic market has been identified in patients with fluoroquinolone associated neuropsychiatric toxicity: preliminary findings

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