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2014-07-25 23:03:22

Experts at the American Brain Tumor Association’s annual conference report findings and dispel myths Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Today, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes or risk factors, scientists are still searching for answers. “Right now, we don’t know who, we don’t know when, and we don’t know why people develop brain tumors,” said Elizabeth M. Wilson, MNA, president & CEO, American...

2014-06-23 23:07:41

Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center receives Women’s Choice Award® for providing exceptional patient care and treatment in cancer care. Valdosta, GA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best Hospital for Cancer Care, acknowledging Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center’s dedication to...

2014-06-11 16:27:29

St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center receives "exceptional" score from National Cancer Institute--highest rating awarded to cancer centers MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center has been renewed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), earning the highest possible score of "exceptional." St. Jude remains the first and only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is devoted...

2012-04-04 12:35:05

Physician-scientists from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine presented new research findings in 24 presentations this week at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Chicago, Illinois. "The breadth and depth of this innovative cancer research presented at AACR is truly outstanding," says Stan Gerson, MD, Director of the Seidman Cancer Center at UH Case Medical...

2009-11-05 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not very uncommon for a fundraising event to raffle a luxury car, but the Lexus being raffled Saturday night at the 23rd annual Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Gala has a story behind it that exemplifies the drive to survive. In October of 2006, Suseel Kanagaratnam was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer and he would begin a fight for his life. Stage IV means the cancer had spread to other organs internally leaving Suseel with a...

2009-08-10 07:00:00

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently updated the NCCN Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Early Detection incorporating the results of the recent ERSPC trial that assessed the benefit of PSA screening. The NCCN Guidelines contend that PSA screening does save lives when performed intelligently in men at high-risk of developing the disease. FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) testing performs optimally when conducted...

2009-05-29 23:01:00

A pilot study of a new productivity tool developed by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) shows potential in measuring the impact of mid-level oncology providers in outpatient oncology settings. Refining productivity metrics for this group can help inform workforce projections given reports of a looming shortage of oncologists. The results will be presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting on May 30, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. ORLANDO, Fla., May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --...

2009-05-26 23:01:00

Five Multi-Disciplinary SU2C "Dream Teams" Selected With More Than 200 Researchers from 20 Leading Institutions Initiative's Pioneering Objective is to Expedite New Treatments from Lab to Patient with Potential for Results that Impact Many Forms of Cancer Unique Translational Model Focuses on the Disease, Drug Targets and Clinical Development Funds Came from Corporate and Organizational Donors, Philanthropists, Volunteer Teams and the General Public NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 27...


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