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2012-09-06 06:27:59

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Ovarian Cancer Month and Gynecologic Cancer Month, both taking place in September, Walgreens and Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced a collaboration to provide free access to certain fertility medications and educational resources as part of Ferring's h.e.a.r.t. BEAT program. The program is a patient assistance initiative funded by Ferring and provided as a public service to eligible women of reproductive age who...

2012-08-15 02:26:12

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida Radiation Oncology (www.sfrollc.com) is hosting a breast cancer awareness event, to kick off October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in St. Lucie County, with "Fun, Feathers and Fashion". Due to the prevalence of breast cancer today, the community at large is providing the event as a free of charge educational venue in order to provide new and valuable information on breast cancer treatment in the Treasure Coast area. An...

2012-08-10 02:23:10

CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Having a compassionate team of care providers" is the most important experience factor among cancer patients when rating their overall satisfaction with their care experience according to a new study conducted by Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make informed decisions about physicians and hospitals. The national survey of more than 1,400 U.S. cancer patients was conducted online during between January and...

2012-07-31 06:25:16

SANDPOINT, Idaho, and LUGANO, Switzerland, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thorne Research, Inc., a leader in developing and manufacturing pure, high quality nutritional supplements and personal care products marketed through medical professionals, and Helsinn, a rapidly growing pharmaceutical group based in Lugano, Switzerland, today announced the launch of the OncoQOL(TM) product line - a portfolio of 13 nutritional supplements intended to support the unique nutritional needs of patients...

2012-07-20 01:52:04

The research provides insights into programmed cell death and opens door to new approaches to cancer treatment Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have simultaneously mapped two of the most important types of protein-modification in cells, revealing their extensive cooperation during an essential cellular process. Phosphorylation, the attachment of a phosphate group to a protein, and proteolysis, the cleavage of a protein, had almost always been studied independently. The new...

2012-06-08 10:22:30

Each honored with a red-carpet welcome, symbolic tree plantings and dove release ZION, Ill., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) in Zion, IL rolled out the red carpet today to greet nearly 100 five-year cancer survivors honored in an inspirational and unique celebration -- Celebrate Life® 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090612/CTCALOGO) Twenty-three celebrants...

2012-06-05 23:00:27

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We offer a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members the names of the best mesothelioma attorneys, or mesothelioma trial law firms in the nation because quality matters when it comes to mesothelioma, attorneys, and compansation. No other group in the United States offers a service like this. The group says, "Further, if a mesothelioma victim, or their family members call us; as part of our Mesothelioma Victims Bill of Rights, we will...

2012-05-30 10:34:42

There are significant gaps in the information women receive about their future fertility following cancer diagnosis, suggests a new paper published today (30 May) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Infertility can be a side-effect of cancer treatment and there are increasing numbers of people of reproductive age undergoing such treatment. This study - led by the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian - looks at perceptions and use of fertility preservation...

2012-05-21 18:20:29

HCAHPS data shows 92 percent of patients would definitely recommend CTCA at Midwestern to friends and family CHICAGO, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) proudly announced today that it has received the 2012 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM) -- one of only four recipients in all of Chicagoland, one of 13 in Illinois, and one of 332 nationwide to receive the...

2012-05-21 23:01:33

Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, recently assisted long-time member Lewistown Hospital, a 123-bed acute-care hospital in central Pennsylvania, in the creation of a state-of-the-art cancer center, allowing the facility to greatly improve cancer treatment and detection success rates while increasing revenues and significantly boosting physician recruitment efforts. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions...