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Latest Association of Community Cancer Centers Stories

2011-11-16 08:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite guidelines calling for genetic mutation testing in certain patients with lung cancer, three new surveys fielded by Harris Interactive reveal a disconnect in the understanding of and communication about genetic mutation testing among healthcare professionals and cancer patients. Results of the surveys were announced today by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which sponsored the surveys in partnership with the Association of...

2010-12-07 14:03:00

Health2 Resources provided strategic research and analysis for Association of Community Cancer Centers project WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Community Cancer Centers announced that results of a landmark study of how--and how well--the cancer patient's transition from the hospital inpatient setting to outpatient oncology group is managed. The study, designed to help hospitals and oncology groups improve their transition processes. The study was...

2008-09-12 12:00:35

Donald L. Morton, MD, will receive the Association of Community Cancer Centers' 2008 Clinical Research Award. He will be honored for his extensive research, leadership, and commitment to individuals with melanoma. Dr. Morton is chief of the Melanoma Program and director of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif. Dr. Morton is an accomplished surgical oncologist and a renowned clinical scientist...