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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...

2014-02-26 16:27:47

Payment changes aimed at protecting the affordability of cancer care for Western Pennsylvanians PITTSBURGH, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning April 1, 2014, Highmark will restore more rational payments for cancer care in Western Pennsylvania by eliminating markups to the cost of certain oncology-related services, including infusion chemotherapy drugs. The dramatic increase in the cost of infusion chemotherapy treatment has been occurring in Western Pennsylvania and other parts...

2014-02-13 08:30:57

Canadians with lower income often less likely to receive potentially life-saving cancer tests and treatments Examining disparities in cancer control - A story of gaps, opportunities, and some successes TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report, System Performance Special Focus Report: Examining Disparities in Cancer Control, released today uncovers potentially important disparities in the cancer care received by Canadians based on how much they earn, where they live, and if...

2014-02-12 16:26:28

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to CVS/Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo, the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) applauds CVS/Caremark's decision to put public health above profits. Smoking kills almost half a million adults in the United States every year. "HOPA members are on the front lines treating people living with cancer. As an integral part of the cancer care team, we see first-hand the devastating impact that cancer has on...

2014-02-11 23:26:15

Tolga Umar, CEO of VisitandCare.com, announced today that the company has seen a dramatic 62 percent increase in patients traveling to Mexico over the last 3 years. While the medical tourism company connects patients worldwide to specialists of infertility, plastic surgery, laser eye surgery, hair transplantation, weight loss surgery, heart surgery, cancer care, and orthopedic surgery, it has seen a sharp increase in demand for patients traveling to Mexico for cosmetic dentistry. Miami, FL...

2014-01-30 16:26:55

Integrated partnership expands cancer services in the Rocky Mountain Region DENVER, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthONE family of hospitals and Sarah Cannon have formally launched an integrated cancer initiative at The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center and Swedish Medical Center. Through this collaboration, HealthONE is enhancing its cancer programs by joining forces...


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