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2014-04-21 12:27:38

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has announced the appointment of Kristin Darby, CPA, MBA, as its Chief Information Officer. In addition to serving as a member of the CTCA leadership team, Darby will be the principal architect of the organization's Information Services (IS) function which includes all clinical and non-clinical hardware and software applications, data infrastructure, warehousing and security,...

2014-04-15 12:30:28

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) today announced the appointment of Devin C. Carty as Chief Talent and Experience Officer. Carty will serve as a key member of the CTCA leadership team, creating and executing an enterprise-wide talent strategy that includes talent acquisition and selection, external talent brand reputation, stakeholder engagement, and leadership development....

2014-04-08 20:21:32

Hospital Honored with National Healthgrades 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce that it has achieved the 2014 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM). CTCA at Midwestern was identified as providing outstanding performance in the delivery of positive experiences for patients during their hospital...

2014-04-04 12:35:32

Using magnetically controlled nanoparticles to force tumor cells to 'self-destruct' sounds like science fiction, but could be a future part of cancer treatment, according to research from Lund University in Sweden. "The clever thing about the technique is that we can target selected cells without harming surrounding tissue. There are many ways to kill cells, but this method is contained and remote-controlled", said Professor Erik Renström. The point of the new technique is that it is...

2014-03-21 12:24:18

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) website, www.cancercenter.com, has been awarded Sitecore's "2013 Best Customer/User Experience Award." Sitecore is the global leader in customer experience management software. Cancercenter.com received this recognition after undergoing a year-long redesign that involved not only graphic and content updates, but extensive rework of its navigation. The site's improved usability...

2014-03-17 12:27:38

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Medicine and Science President and CEO, Edgar Staren, MD, PhD, MBA, will present at the American Healthcare College of Executive's Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago, March 24 - 27, 2014. Dr. Staren will give a presentation titled "Creating a Patient Centered Environment in Consideration of Today's Healthcare Dynamics."...

2014-03-05 16:26:22

Acclaimed surgical oncologist Carol Bier-Laning, MD, FASC, joins CTCA to lead comprehensive program for the treatment of head and neck cancer to offer surgical options for ear, nose and throat cancers CHICAGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has launched a comprehensive head and neck cancer program to serve patients with cancers of the oral cavity, throat, larynx, nasal cavity,...

Better Cancer Treatments May Follow Research In Outer Space
2014-02-28 10:25:13

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Although a necessary evil for a vast amount of people, systemic cancer treatment is an invasive procedure with devastating side effects. People undergoing cancer treatment often experience nausea, immune suppression, hair loss and organ failure. All of this is endured with the hope of exterminating the cancerous tissues in the body. If a treatment were developed to specifically target the cancerous tissue instead of treating the...

2014-02-26 23:34:39

Cancer-Code Corporation announces the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,656,930: “Method and System for Processing Cancer Cell Electrical Signals for Medical Therapy." Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Cancer-Code Corporation (C3) announces the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,656,930 on February 25, 2014. The ‘930 patent, entitled “Method and System for Processing Cancer Cell Electrical Signals for Medical Therapy,” covers a breakthrough technological approach to...

2014-02-25 12:27:52

Hyperthermia has shown to greatly improve cancer treatment outcomes when combined with radiation and chemotherapy, but Beverly Hills Thermal Medicine is one of only a few centers to offer it. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- /Beverly Hills Thermal Medicine/- Hyperthermia treatments have shown to double response rates of chemotherapy and radiation without side effects, and are an integral part of cancer treatment in Europe, but despite this, it has not gained...


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