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2014-01-08 16:26:14

FDA Study Aimed at Harnessing Immune System to Fight Tumors Now Available at All Five Hospital Sites CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), a leading provider of innovative cancer care for patients living with complex and advanced-stage disease, is now enrolling patients in an ovarian cancer vaccine clinical trial at all five of its hospital sites. CTCA Western Regional Medical Center (WRMC) in suburban Phoenix, Arizona and...

2014-01-07 16:25:20

CTCA to be recognized at A.S.P.E.N Conference in January 2014 SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has been recognized by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) with the organization's "Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction Award". Members of the CTCA professional staff will be honored by A.S.P.E.N at its Clinical Nutrition Week Conference in Savannah , GA this January 2014. This award is...

2014-01-06 16:26:44

Distinguished surgical oncologist offers advanced treatment options for gastrointestinal malignancies CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce that Juan Sanabria, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, has joined the hospital as a surgical oncologist focusing on the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies including liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, gall bladder cancer and...

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...

2013-11-30 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...

2013-11-18 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...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'