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2014-04-24 08:34:02

Will oversee Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center's internationally recognized Phase I clinical trials program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael S. Gordon, MD, one of the greater Phoenix area's leading medical oncologists and cancer researchers, has been named the new Medical Director for the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials program at Scottsdale Healthcare. Dr. Gordon will oversee the center's internationally recognized Phase I clinical...

2014-04-22 23:15:39

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, ACCC Meeting Proves There is Strength in Numbers, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, ACCC Meeting Proves There is Strength in Numbers, Rhonda Spoden shares her thoughts on the topic. Spoden explains when striving for high-quality, patient-centered care in a transforming healthcare environment, it is beneficial to be immersed with others who...

2014-04-16 12:29:58

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer announces $13 million in funding for partner organisations TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Every person who is living with cancer is unique, and so is that person's cancer journey. The person-centred perspective in cancer care is driven by the needs, values and priorities of the person receiving the care. The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is pleased to announce $13 million in funding to provinces, territories and cancer organizations...

2014-04-14 10:54:03

The Lancet Oncology today publishes a major new Commission examining the challenges to effective cancer control in China, India, and Russia – which together experience 46% of all new cancers worldwide, and account for more than half (52%) of all cancer deaths globally. The Commission was led by Professor Paul Goss, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, USA, in collaboration with over 40 leading cancer experts from the regions studied, and across the...

2014-04-09 08:28:25

Pulitzer-Winning Keynote Speaker Announces Ken Burns' PBS Documentary on Cancer WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The theme for the just-completed 2014 Community Oncology Conference, Community Oncology 2.0: Blazing a New Way Forward, was borne out by the clinical and business presentations highlighting advances in treating cancer and in paying for cancer care. However, those positives were in stark contrast to the crisis imperiling cancer care as evidenced by cancer clinic...

2014-04-01 08:28:14

ConvergeHEALTH, M2Gen and Deloitte will offer personalized medicine studies and real-world analytics services to life sciences organizations, study sponsors and cancer centers NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte is announcing that M2Gen, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center, has joined its real-world evidence and analytics consortium to help transform cancer care around the use of personalized medicine....

2014-03-31 23:24:01

Mediaplanet’s campaign sheds light on advancements in treatment and technology of cancer care in the 21st century, providing a special focus on breast cancer awareness and advocacy. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 “Innovations in Cancer Care”, a cross-platform awareness campaign produced by Mediaplanet, launches today as a 12-page print publication within the San Francisco Chronicle and as a site distributed across a network of online platforms. The campaign will reach over...

2014-03-26 08:24:59

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latest special issue of journal Gynecologic Oncology addresses the impact of obesity on gynecologic cancer patients, oncologists and cancer care delivery systems The journal Gynecologic Oncology, the official journal of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, is pleased to announce the launch of a special issue [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00908258/133 ] on gynecologic cancer prevention, treatment and...

2014-03-24 08:27:51

Medicare payment reform legislation needed to avoid irreversible damage to system serving millions of American seniors WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing closures of community cancer clinics coast-to-coast, mergers with large hospitals, and increasing barriers to accessing care, the nation's leading community cancer care organizations are asking Congressional leaders to pass Medicare reform legislation to stabilize a critical program serving millions of U.S. seniors...

2014-03-13 08:29:55

BRIDGEWATER, New Jersey, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group, the company focused on building quality cancer care, is pleased to announce today that its U.S. subsidiary, Helsinn Therapeutics (U.S.), Inc., has been named as one of the 100 best places to work in New Jersey in a survey and award program conducted by NJBIZ which recognizes and honors the state's top employers who show a dedication to their employees' growth and quality of life. In 2009 Helsinn...