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2014-06-10 08:31:29

New Research Finds Patient Shift from Physicians' Community Cancer Clinics to Hospitals Increases Cost of Cancer Care WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Berkeley Research Group (BRG) released a new study sponsored by the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) on the cost of cancer treatment. The study found that two independent trends, acting in combination, are currently resulting in increased Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) chemotherapy payments. These results reinforce similar...

2014-06-09 12:29:21

Treatment results, family and faith are motivating factors for cancer patients today SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers finds that nearly one in four cancer patients and caregivers remain dissatisfied with their care experience (independent of treatment outcome). The results of this 2014 study echo the findings from the inaugural study, also commissioned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)...

2014-06-05 23:13:14

CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital receives Women’s Choice Award® for providing exceptional patient care and treatment in cancer care. Alexandria, LA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best Hospital for Cancer Care, acknowledging CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital‘s dedication to providing exceptional patient care and cancer treatment care for women and their families. Among...

2014-06-05 08:29:30

Leading provider of oncology patient portals chosen to support the first oncology practice recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). SEATTLE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating Cancer, the leading provider of oncology-specific patient portals, announces that Consultants in Medical Oncology and Hematology, P.C. (CMOH) in Delaware county Pennsylvania has chosen Navigating Cancer's Patient Engagement Portal for its cancer...

2014-06-04 15:29:19

Albert Einstein College of Medicine The study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)─designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care and was published online today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). "Tests assessing metastatic risk can help doctors identify which patients should receive aggressive therapy and which patients should be spared,"...

2014-06-03 12:39:35

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physician researchers from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Washington, D.C., and John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) in Hackensack, New Jersey, announce today the formation of the Regional Immunotherapy Discovery Program. The Regional Immunotherapy Discovery Program will accelerate discovery and implementation of a new immunotherapy approach, which combines the full potential of two potent strategies currently...

2014-05-28 12:30:34

Strand celebrates the largest commercial adoption of genomics in cancer care to date ROCKVILLE, Md., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Genomics Inc. (Strand), a global leader in clinical genomics, has announced a major initiative with Health Care Global Enterprises, Ltd (HCG) to provide personalized genomics services for oncology. Strand's clinical genomics solutions for oncology offered by the Strand-Triesta Center for Cancer Genomics (Strand-Triesta) include both cancer risk...

2014-05-28 08:32:58

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Moffitt Cancer Center create ORIEN to accelerate more precise cancer treatments, diagnostics and prevention methods TAMPA, Fla. and COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of North America's leading cancer centers, Moffitt Cancer Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James), today announced what is likely the...

2014-05-27 16:25:07

Busy oncologists and cancer care professionals can now access the latest oncology news, reviews, and more - when and where they need it NORWALK, Conn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US today announced the release of the ONCOLOGY Journal iPad application from the publication ONCOLOGY and companion website CancerNetwork.com. Oncologists and cancer care professionals will now have on-the-go access to interactive digital features, as well as the trusted, peer-reviewed clinical content,...

2014-05-20 23:17:41

Elite cancer care specialists in Turkey are providing the latest technology and the most innovative, affordable therapies to increase the chances of a cure. Surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and cancer care specialists at VisitandCare.com are working together to implement advanced treatment options to foreign cancer patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A close collaboration between oncologists in Turkey and expert scientists is generating...


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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