As immunotherapy for cancer continues to evolve, clinical, administrative, and infrastructural operations education is increasingly important. Immuno-Oncology: There's More to Discover describes the robust support and resources ICLIO offers to meet these educational needs. ICLIO is uniquely positioned as the sole provider of comprehensive education dedicated to empowering and preparing multidisciplinary cancer care teams in the community for immuno-oncology. Coming in 2017 to ICLIO's growing portfolio of resources:
- Tailored support and education through the ground-breaking ICLIO Visiting Experts program. This newly-launched educational program is designed to directly address many of the challenges noted in the ICLIO white paper. Through an application process, select ACCC Cancer Program members will receive customized, on-site training from a veteran team of multidisciplinary providers experienced in integration of immunotherapy into practice.
- Role-specific e-learning modules for oncologists, nurses/nurse navigators, and pharmacists. These online courses, developed by leading experts in the field of immuno-oncology, bring practical, real-world information to support these providers in delivery of immunotherapy to patients in their communities.
- Tumor-specific toolkits for immunotherapy in lung cancer, melanoma, and emerging tumor types. These ICLIO toolkits will feature multimedia content curated by leading experts comprising the interdisciplinary team needed to delivery immunotherapy.
Download the ICLIO white paper and view all ICLIO resources at accc-iclio.org.
About the Institute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology
An institute of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC), the Institute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology (ICLIO) is the only initiative to prepare multidisciplinary cancer care providers for the complex implementation of immuno-oncology in the community setting.
ICLIO is made possible by a charitable donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb and supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. For more information, visit the ICLIO website at accc-iclio.org. Follow ICLIO on Twitter @ACCC_ICLIO.
About the Association of Community Cancer Centers
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) is the leading advocacy and education organization for the multidisciplinary cancer care team. More than 23,000 cancer care professionals from over 2,500 hospitals and practices nationwide are affiliated with ACCC. Providing a national forum for addressing issues that affect community cancer programs, ACCC is recognized as the premier provider of resources for the entire oncology care team. Our members include medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, cancer program administrators and medical directors, senior hospital executives, practice managers, pharmacists, oncology nurses, radiation therapists, social workers, and cancer program data managers. For more information, visit ACCC's website at accc-cancer.org. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and read our blog, ACCCBuzz.
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