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2014-06-01 08:20:41

NEW YORK, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind website devoted to cancer immunotherapy, also called immuno-oncology, designed specifically for cancer patients and their caregivers, TheAnswerToCancer.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92827 "As major advances in cancer immunotherapy begin to alter the landscape of cancer treatment, patients facing a cancer diagnosis need to be aware of...

2014-05-28 16:26:55

Educational and Awareness Raising Events Scheduled throughout the Month of June NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is pleased to host its second annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June, aimed at increasing awareness of cancer immunotherapy, also known as immuno-oncology, a class of cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system to fight the disease. Immunotherapy was named Science magazine's 2013 Breakthrough of the Year, and is anticipated once...

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...

2014-05-26 13:29:45

The Lancet A study published in The Lancet Oncology journal reveals a high demand for costly cancer treatment among refugees from the recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria, with host countries struggling to find the money and the medicine to treat their new patients. The findings have prompted calls from lead author Dr Paul Spiegel, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Chief Medical Expert, for innovative financing schemes to improve access to affordable high-quality...

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...

2014-05-20 23:17:41

Elite cancer care specialists in Turkey are providing the latest technology and the most innovative, affordable therapies to increase the chances of a cure. Surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and cancer care specialists at VisitandCare.com are working together to implement advanced treatment options to foreign cancer patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A close collaboration between oncologists in Turkey and expert scientists is generating...

2014-05-20 12:33:00

As FDA Process Proceeds, Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation Realizes Ultimate Goal ERIE, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before losing his bout with leukemia in 2009, John Kanzius vowed to find "a better way" to treat cancer. Today, more than four decades after the US declared "war on cancer," we are one step closer to a world where cancer is treated with no side effects. In the coming weeks, a research team led by Drs. Steven Curley, Stuart Corr, and Rita Serda will submit an...

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...

2014-05-01 12:32:25

Cancer Survivors, Healthcare Providers, Members of the Beauty Industry and Women Everywhere Encouraged to Reimagine Beauty WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 25(th )anniversary this year, Look Good Feel Better®, a free public service program dedicated to helping women living with cancer manage the appearance side effects of treatment and improve their self-esteem, is asking women everywhere to Reimagine Beauty and its meaning and importance to women undergoing cancer...

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...


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