TOP - February 2015, Vol 8, No 1 - From the Editors
Patrick J. Medina, PharmD, BCOP
Professor of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
Tulsa, OK
Steve Stricker, PharmD, MS, BCOP
Takeda Oncology
Florence, KY

In its eighth year, The Oncology Pharmacist (TOP) will continue to provide oncology pharmacists and their colleagues with the latest research findings and results of large clinical trials, interviews with thought leaders, as well as content for pharmacy students and residents, and articles on practice management.

In particular, this issue of TOP features a cancer center profile from St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, best practices in care in cancer care—including an article on biosimilars and patient safety for oral chemotherapy—and a column on the economics of cancer care. We also provide conference highlights from the American Society of Hematology, the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, and the World Cutaneous Malignancies Congress.

This February issue also features the first column on wealth management, with a column by Andrew D. Schwartz, CPA, and Lawrence B. Keller, CFP, CFU, CLU, ChFC, RHU, LUTCF, providing 8 ways to improve your finances.

The issue is also available on the TOP website, at Take some time to go through it and send us feedback on articles you enjoyed, and be sure to vote on the current poll. Comments can also be sent to

We thank the editorial board of TOP and contributors for their continued efforts in 2015, and wish the readers of the journal all the best for the new year.

Last modified: May 21, 2015