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2014-04-21 16:25:17

GOODYEAR, Ariz., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) has earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090612/CTCALOGO About 700 hospitals, or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the...

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...

2014-03-21 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,...

2014-02-24 12:27:10

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce that Jonathan Kiev, MD, FACS, has joined the hospital as a thoracic surgeon specializing in advanced and minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat cancers of the lung. Dr. Kiev earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a surgical internship at Saint Barnabas...

2014-02-24 12:24:09

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jesus Esquivel, MD, FACS, National Director of HIPEC Research and Medical Director, International Oncology Initiatives for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, has been selected to make two oral presentations at the 67th Society for Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, taking place March 12-15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The symposium is a leading international scientific meeting that offers attendees the opportunity to...

2014-01-17 12:24:56

Accomplished nurse and healthcare leader brings more than 25 years of experience to CTCA Leadership Team CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has named Jacklynn Lesniak, MS, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer and senior vice president of patient care services. Lesniak has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and is a strong and visionary leader who will be responsible...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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