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2013-12-19 20:21:20

CHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has been granted Magnet® Recognition for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090612/CTCALOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131219/DC36902LOGO) CTCA at Midwestern was notified of the ANCC decision to grant it Magnet just seven weeks after the...

2013-12-18 11:12:18

Men with Hodgkin lymphoma who want to become fathers after their cancer treatment have greatly increased chances of doing so if they have frozen and stored semen samples beforehand, according to research published online today (Wednesday) in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction. In the first study to investigate the impact on fatherhood of freezing semen prior to cancer treatment, researchers questioned 902 male survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma in five European...

2013-12-16 12:25:04

Offers turnkey solutions to help health care providers meet national cancer care guidelines ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InformedDNA announced today the addition of three cancer centers to its growing list of providers, who partner with InformedDNA to provide genetic counseling and risk assessment to patients seeking information about inherited cancer risk. With the addition of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America® in Goodyear, Ariz.;...

2013-11-30 23:20:01

In response to an article published by Medical XPress, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a new pediatric pump that could drastically improve treatment for pediatric brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by Medical XPress on November 25th that discusses how a new implantable pump...

2013-11-21 16:26:26

CTCA Solidifies New Leadership Team and Positions Organization for Future Growth SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steve Mackin has been named Chief Operating Officer for Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA). Mackin formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During his tenure at Southwestern, Mackin was responsible for the expansion of...

2013-11-19 12:29:53

Study May Help Millions Diagnosed and Treated for Cancer Each Year BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of the nation's leading cancer institutions is set to release the findings of a two-year study focused on nutrition and food preferences among patients receiving cancer treatment on Nov. 19 at Boston's TD Garden. In addition, the newly-created Cancer Nutrition Consortium will make its debut as a part of the two-day event. The group was formed to look at the issue...

2013-11-18 13:08:03

Abstract: 10400 (Poster 2186 - Hall F, Core 2) Cancer treatment takes a toll on the hearts of child survivors, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013. Cancer is the leading cause of disease-related death among U.S. children, but the rate of survival has increased significantly from a 5-year survival rate of 58.1 percent in 1975-77 to 83.1 percent in 2003-09. "Research has shown childhood cancer survivors face heart and other...

2013-11-11 16:24:35

Honorees selected from over 100,000 nominations SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is proud to announce that 15 of its physicians from across the country have been awarded recognition as "Top Doctors" by Castle Connolly. Castle Connolly helps consumers find the best healthcare, specifically through recognizing Top Doctors in their respective fields. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090612/CTCALOGO)...

2013-11-06 12:28:51

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has announced the appointment of Jesus Esquivel, MD, as the National Director of HIPEC (hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy). Based out of CTCA at Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Esquivel will oversee the organization's national HIPEC research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090612/CTCALOGO) "We are very excited to have Dr....

2013-11-04 12:28:59

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has announced the appointment of Giuseppe Del Priore, MD, MPH as the National Director of Gynecologic Oncology. Based out of the CTCA Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Newnan, Georgia, Dr. Del Priore will oversee the organization's national gynecologic oncology practice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090612/CTCALOGO) "It is an honor to have Dr. Del Priore join us...