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2014-08-04 23:02:10

The CoC Accreditation Program provides the framework for CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center to improve its quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs that focus on the full spectrum of cancer care including prevention, early diagnosis, cancer staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, life-long follow up for recurrent disease, and end-of-life care. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS)...

2014-06-30 08:30:01

LUGANO, Switzerland, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exclusive distribution and licensing agreement signed for the commercialization of Helsinn's compound currently in development for the treatment of cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients Helsinn Group, the company focused on building quality cancer care, today announces that rights to anamorelin, its innovative ghrelin receptor agonist, have been granted in Turkey to GEN Ilac....

2014-06-24 08:32:08

STOCKHOLM, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has selected Birst, the global leader in cloud-based business intelligence (BI), to help clinicians, researchers and business managers exploit the potential of big data in their decision making. Elekta's health care analytics will bring together clinical, financial, administrative and operational data from Elekta's and other systems across the cancer care continuum to drive personalized care. By delivering a comprehensive solution that...

2014-06-24 08:30:59

IRVING, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Medical Oncology Consultants (VMOC) and Caris Life Sciences announced today a collaboration to establish a clinical molecular profiling program that enables more personalized treatment for cancer patients in the San Francisco Bay Area. This program will leverage the power of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), the industry's leading comprehensive tumor profiling service, to better target therapy options based on a patient's unique...

2014-06-24 08:30:24

Using CyberKnife and chemotherapy, doctors treat primary and metastatic tumors FENTON, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When St. Louis CyberKnife patient Theresa Thompson was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, doctors determined the disease had spread beyond her lungs to her brain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120686 While stage IV lung cancer is difficult to treat, doctors reviewed her case and decided to aggressively treat with CyberKnife and chemotherapy....

2014-06-23 23:07:41

Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center receives Women’s Choice Award® for providing exceptional patient care and treatment in cancer care. Valdosta, GA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best Hospital for Cancer Care, acknowledging Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center’s dedication to...

2014-06-23 08:25:12

Partners Golf Classic, Aug. 25; Partners Night, Sept. 20 DETROIT, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 21st Annual Partners events, a signature fundraiser honoring outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos' exceptional cancer care and cutting-edge research. This year's honorees are Mary Kay and Keith Crain, chairman, Crain Communications, Inc. The Partners Golf Classic will take place Monday, Aug. 25, at...

2014-06-19 23:16:25

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is pleased to announce the success of 2 cancer nursing education programs in Latin America. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 ISNCC welcomed over 50 cancer nursing leaders from Latin America at the ISNCC Oral Therapy Educational Workshop, held May 10, 2014 at Hilton Bogota Hotel, Colombia. The goal of the workshop was to educate selected cancer nursing leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Panama on toxicity...

2014-06-19 23:11:01

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center earns three 2014 Women's Choice Awards. Chesapeake, VA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Chesapeake Regional Medical Center was recently honored with three Women’s Choice Awards for America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, America’s Best Breast Care Centers and America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care. The Women’s Choice Award is the only distinction that identifies the nation’s best health care institutions based on robust criteria that considers...

2014-06-10 23:13:41

The Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional receives Women’s Choice Award® for providing exceptional patient care and treatment in cancer care. High Point, NC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best Hospital for Cancer Care, acknowledging the Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional‘s dedication to providing exceptional patient care and cancer treatment care...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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