Alana Hippensteele is a managing editor at Pharmacy Times®, Contemporary Clinic, and Pharmacy Times Oncology Edition®. She has a master's in Critical Theory and Creative Research from Pacific Northwest College of Art and a bachelor's degree in English and Art History. She has worked as an English instructor at Temple University and held editorial positions at American Cleaning & Hygiene and Tin House.
USP CEO, Korean Minister of Food and Drug Safety Discuss Interventions to Secure Resilience of the Medical Supply ChainMay 10th 2023
During a fireside chat, USP CEO Ronald T. Piervincenzi, PhD, and the Honorable Dr. Oh Yu-Kyoung, Minister of MFDS, Republic of Korea, discuss interruptions to the medical supply chain and the interventions used.
Illegal Online Pharmacies Are Growing, Pose a Significant Problem to US Public HealthMay 5th 2023
Illegal online sellers threaten the health, privacy, and security of patients by failing to comply with the laws of the jurisdiction in which they are located, or the jurisdiction in which they are selling their medicines.
The Role of the Pharmacy Technician Expands into Pharmacy-Based Community Health WorkerMay 3rd 2023
The advent of pharmacy-based community health workers has helped to expand and codify the pre-existing community-based efforts of pharmacy technicians to reach even outside of medication access.
Expert: Reproductive Rights Legislation Impacts Women’s Medical Options When Diagnosed With Cancer While PregnantApril 25th 2023
Limitations on a woman’s options when pregnant and diagnosed with cancer can directly impact her ability to save her own life and preserve her fertility for future pregnancies.
Personalized mRNA Cancer Vaccine With Pembrolizumab Significantly Prolonged Recurrence Free Survival in Resected High-risk MelanomaApril 17th 2023
These study results are the first to demonstrate randomized evidence that a personalized neoantigen approach could be beneficial for patients with cancer.
Using Triplet Therapies in Metastatic Castration-sensitive Prostate Cancer Comes With Certain ConsiderationsApril 2nd 2023
Despite the potential for clinical benefit, triplet therapies have added complexities, monitoring needs, toxicities, and costs associated with additional pharmacologic therapy.
Predicting Chemotherapy Benefit in Patients With Breast Cancer With Positive Lymph Nodes Who Are Postmenopausal, PremenopausalMarch 31st 2023
Certain populations have been found to have differing prognoses, such as African American patients, who have an earlier onset of disease with a higher likelihood of an aggressive tumor type and shorter survival.
Pharmacists Can Be a Resource for Cannabis Facts, Adverse Effects, Contraindications for PatientsMarch 27th 2023
More and more data, both from real world analyses and clinical trials, are shedding light on the effective uses of cannabis, as well as the contraindications for its use in patients.
Adults With ADHD Present Symptoms Differently Than Children, Requiring Unique AssessmentMarch 26th 2023
Although attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not as common in adults, it can still be present and bothersome, however, adults with ADHD may have learned to hide it a bit better than children.