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2013-07-01 20:21:10

Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Eastern Regional Medical Center Expands its Stem Cell Transplant & Cell Therapy Program, Draws Patients from Across the Northeast PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Eastern Regional Medical Center proudly opened its new stem cell transplant center to patients with hematologic malignancies today. The 17,000 square foot center includes eight state-of-the-art inpatient rooms, along with a...

2013-06-27 08:30:36

Leading cancer hospital group to transform benefits administration with cloud-based enrollment portal and data analytics CHARLESTON, S.C., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has selected BENEFITFOCUS HR INTOUCH® to provide a more streamlined and innovative solution to offer their employees benefits. CTCA operates a national network of specialized...

2013-06-24 23:15:29

Author Kevin Ryan bridges information gap in cancer treatment. FAIRFIELD, Calif. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Information is the best weapon in the fight for your life. Author Kevin Ryan, MD, FACP, empowers patients with knowledge in his book, “When Tumor is the Rumor and Cancer is the Answer.” In the book, Ryan uses authoritative and informative language to guide patients from diagnosis through treatment and even death. The goal, he says, is to make patients active participants in their...

2013-06-04 08:28:23

Value of Medical Innovation Campaign To Focus on Making Cancer Treatment Predictive, Personalized, Preventive and Participatory CHICAGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing a world free from cancer by 2050 as its goal, a partnership of patients, researchers, advocacy groups and innovators led by the Center for Medicine in The Public Interest (CMPI) today launched the Value of Medical Innovation (VOI) (ValueOfInnovation.org) initiative. The initiative advocates for...

2013-06-02 12:20:09

Contributed by Cancer Research Institute NEW YORK, June 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At six years old Emily Whitehead was only two weeks from a bone marrow transplant when her leukemia came back for a second time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130602/LA24333) Emily, who goes by Emma, had been fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia since she was five years old. With her second relapse, she and her parents were out of options -- until she was offered a place as the first...

2013-05-30 23:26:19

Nutrition during and after cancer treatment can be a confusing subject for many. Jean LaMantia, cancer survivor, registered dietitian and author unveils her new products, designed to provide valuable nutrition information for cancer patients, caregivers, survivors and nutrition and health enthusiasts. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 As a web based entrepreneur providing a service to the cancer community, Jean LaMantia hears directly from cancer patients, survivors and caregivers the...

2013-05-22 16:25:31

Series of five webinars will discuss cutting-edge research and breakthroughs in immune treatments for cancers and ways to get involved in immunotherapy NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit organization committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, is holding a series of five webinars in June to talk about breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy research and treatments as part of Cancer Immunotherapy...

2013-05-21 12:27:42

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Eastern Regional Medical Center (Eastern) proudly announced today that it has received the Healthgrades 2013 Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM). This honor ranks CTCA at Eastern among the top five percent of hospitals identified for outstanding performance in delivering a positive experience for patients during their hospital stay, as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource...

2013-05-20 12:26:59

Study Results Show Promise and Indicate Further Investigation is Warranted SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The use of vitamin C to treat cancer patients first became popular in the 1970s as a result of the work of Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling. However, studies conducted with orally dosed supplements did not demonstrate any clinical benefit in cancer patients, most likely due to the finding that the levels of orally-administered vitamin C delivered to a...

2013-05-17 23:16:30

Jean LaMantia, Registered Dietitian, Cancer Survivor and Author of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook put a well-coordinated plan into action that is getting a much-needed resource into the hands of cancer patients. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 “It´s not too late to take part in this unique opportunity to pay it forward” LaMantia reports. The coordinated nation-wide effort allows donors to “commit a random act of kindness” by...