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2011-07-02 00:00:32

First-of-its-Kind Diagnostic Service Package Offers Patients Fast Answers, a Comprehensive Treatment Plan and Transparent Costs; CareEdge Service Guarantee Reflects CTCA Commitment to Quality and Accountability Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) announced today its launch of CareEdgeSM, a personalized cancer evaluation for patients that includes a full suite of diagnostics, clinical team consultations, and a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment...

2011-06-28 09:41:00

Cancer Treatment Centers of America is one of just five hospitals in the U.S. to offer study using Deep Tissue Hyperthermia PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer patients with pelvic tumors may have a new option to target tumors deep within the body. With the installation of the BSD-2000 deep tissue hyperthermia machine, patients suffering from deep pelvic tumors can participate in a Phase II clinical trial at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in...

2011-06-17 09:00:00

DALLAS and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An advanced proton therapy center for cancer treatment could be coming to North Texas. The innovative proton treatment facility would enhance regional cancer care and attract patients both nationally and internationally. Proton therapy provides highly targeted radiation treatment shown to be particularly effective in treating certain pediatric and adult cancers. Discussions are being led by Baylor Health Enterprises, an...

2011-06-09 10:00:00

HealthGrades study suggests 91 percent of patients would definitely recommend CTCA at Midwestern to friends and family CHICAGO, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) announced today that it has received the 2011 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM) -- one of only two recipients in all of Chicagoland, one of 15 in Illinois, and one of 339 nationwide to receive...

2011-06-07 00:00:31

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is strongly encouraging just diagnosed individuals, US Navy Veterans, or family members dealing with a mesothelioma diagnosis to call them for the most comprehensive cancer treatment options report available in the world. What makes this report unique is each report is tailor suited to the individual, or US Navy Veteran, and the group will do individualized research based on the best cancer treatment options in the specific area, state, region, and nationally...

2011-06-06 12:51:21

Five years after cancer treatment ended, many survivors still suffer symptoms When people finish treatment for cancer, they want to bounce back to their former vital selves as quickly as possible. But a new Northwestern Medicine study -- one of the largest survivor studies ever conducted "“ shows many survivors still suffer moderate to severe problems with pain, fatigue, sleep, memory and concentration three to five years after treatment has ended. "We were surprised to see how...

2011-05-10 10:27:00

LAS VEGAS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data center specialist Ahead announced today that it has successfully deployed EMC® VPLEX® technology - originally designed to pool and share virtualized storage within or between data centers - to deliver high availability within a single data center for Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a national network of regional destination hospitals specializing in complex and advance-stage cancer care. CTCA is...

2011-05-02 10:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency, announced today that it has been named digital agency of record by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a national network of hospitals specializing in complex and advance-stage cancer care. As digital agency of record, iCrossing will drive digital strategies across channels, including paid search (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO), creative and analytics, to better connect CTCA with...

2011-04-05 09:12:00

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital physician receives the Paul P. Carbone Award in International Oncology from the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research for his efforts to improve childhood cancer survival rates across the globe MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raul Ribeiro, M.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has received the Paul P. Carbone Award in International Oncology from the International Network for Cancer Treatment and...

2011-04-04 18:27:21

Fertility is a priority for many young women with breast cancer, yet new research has found many have little knowledge about fertility issues, leading to confusion and conflict around planning for a family. In a new study published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology, a team of University of New South Wales researchers has for the first time measured fertility-related knowledge and intentions in young women with breast cancer. The study, part of a PhD thesis by Dr Michelle Peate...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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