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2012-11-16 16:24:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Jones was promoted to president and chief executive officer by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern). Jones has been a member of the CTCA at Midwestern executive team for five years, most recently as chief operating officer. Prior to joining CTCA at Midwestern, Jones was a senior officer at University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina in North Carolina. (Photo:...

2012-11-14 13:01:21

Aerobic exercise can help relieve the fatigue often associated with cancer and cancer treatment, according to Cochrane researchers. Their updated systematic review strengthens findings from an earlier version on cancer-related fatigue published in The Cochrane Library. Fatigue is a common and potentially long-lasting side-effect of cancer and cancer treatment. It may last for months or years. Dealing with cancer-related fatigue is crucial because those who suffer its effects may be less...

2012-11-13 12:29:38

Professional development, work life balance, and employee wellness emphasized at CTCA CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) has been named one of the Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplaces, ranking eighth in the "Large Employer" category and first among hospitals. The coveted list of top employers is determined by employee feedback in an annual survey by WorkplaceDynamics LLP. CTCA's selection reflects a combination of...

2012-10-24 11:26:43

Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center offers new options for breast cancer patients with Autologous Fat Transfer ZION, Ill., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Individualized care is the foundation of a new innovation in cancer treatment at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern). CTCA at Midwestern is now using Autologous Fat Transfer, which is also referred to as fat grafting, to rebuild a...

2012-10-17 07:27:38

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) announced the appointment of Katherine Anderson, ND, FABNO as National Director, Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Anderson is based at the CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she is that facility's Director of Naturopathic Medicine and has served as the interim National Director for the past six months prior to her official appointment in September, 2012. "We are...

2012-10-09 07:29:00

NEW YORK and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca, today announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement to advance the research of immunotherapy in cancer. Specifically, the research will focus on clinical trials to test novel combinations of immunotherapies, including three investigational monoclonal antibodies from MedImmune's pipeline....

2012-09-26 14:21:09

CTCA at Midwestern is the only Illinois hospital to receive this high honor for providing quality care for breast cancer patients CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has been recognized by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program (NQMBC) as being among the top centers in the country for providing quality breast cancer care. The CTCA at Midwestern breast center is...

2012-09-26 06:24:43

Go Daddy Donates $10,000 for Scottsdale Healthcare Cancer Center Fundraiser SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GoDaddy.com, the world's largest provider[1] of Web hosting and domain name registrations, is donating $10,000 to help cancer patients and kick-start fundraising for the 4(th) annual Scottsdale Healthcare Rob Moy Memorial Motorcycle Run. The Nov. 3 event is a fundraiser for the Gift of Life Lodging Program at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at...

2012-09-25 02:28:32

WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida Radiation Oncology, (www.sfrollc.com) proudly announces the addition of three new physicians to its current roster. Vinay Sharma, M.D., Radiation Oncologist, Boca Raton, James T. Parsons, M.D., Radiation Oncologist, Boynton Beach and Albert A. Attia, M.D., Radiation Oncologist, Wellington, will be serving patients in three of SFRO's 10 locations throughout South Florida. Vinay Sharma, M.D., graduated from Queen's University...

Cell Death Offers Hope For Cancer Treatment
2012-09-23 15:35:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Australian scientists from Melbourne have recently found a pair of proteins that cause the death of early egg cells in the ovaries. Blocking these proteins means cells survive the effects of radiotherapy, according to the study in Molecular Cell. The implications of this research could prevent infertility caused by cancer treatments and even stave off menopause. The team included researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall...