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2014-09-15 16:28:29

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), the national network of five cancer treatment specialty hospitals headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, will receive The Angel Award for Outstanding Medical Service from Imerman Angels during its first annual Wings of Hope Gala on September 20th. The award recognizes healthcare providers who demonstrate exceptional medical service and care for their patients and their families. "We...

2014-09-02 12:28:59

ZION, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), for meeting the highest standards for quality cancer care. The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP(TM)) provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the...

2014-06-30 12:32:25

First Ever CTCA® Forum to Feature Leading Oncologists from Across the Country in an Interactive Seminar SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America(® )(CTCA), in collaboration with Dannemiller, Inc. and Athena Education Group, LLC, will host a new continuing medical education (CME)* program focused on colorectal cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis as part of its growing CME curriculum known as the CTCA Forum. The program will provide...

2014-06-27 08:25:15

Oncologists and researchers from across the nation gather for third annual CTCA Review CHICAGO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer experts from across the country will gather in Chicago on Saturday, July 26 at the Trump International Hotel & Tower for CTCA Review, a medical symposium dedicated to sharing knowledge for the continuous improvement of patient care. This is the third year that Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has hosted the event, which features some...

2014-06-10 16:26:49

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extensive clinical experience suggests that hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) may play an important role in the ongoing treatment of colorectal cancer patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (CRCPC). However, there is no established nonsurgical process to select patients for HIPEC treatment as part of recommended standard of care or for clinical trial inclusion....

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)...

2014-05-28 12:30:02

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) today announced the appointment of Maurie Markman, MD, as President of the company's Medicine & Science unit, in which capacity he will be responsible for advancing the organization's overall commitment to clinical excellence, innovation, safety, and patient satisfaction. Dr. Markman served most recently as Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs & National Director of...

2014-05-22 16:25:42

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has been recognized by the Healthcare Advertising Awards competition for three of its 2013 advertising and integrated communications campaigns. The company received a Gold award for its Breast Cancer Awareness Month social media campaign; a Silver award for the educational video titled "The Anatomy of Cancer" and a Bronze award for its long-form "documercial" titled "Cancer, Winning...

2014-05-05 12:29:18

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edgar Staren, MD, Ph.D., MBA, President and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Medicine and Science has been selected to present new research on approaches to the treatment of primary and recurrent breast cancer at the American Society of Breast Surgeons 15(th) Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, May, 2, 2014. Dr. Staren presented his abstract titled "Initial Experience with Genomic Profiling of...

2014-04-21 16:25:17

GOODYEAR, Ariz., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) has earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090612/CTCALOGO About 700 hospitals, or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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