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2011-04-18 19:55:48

Passport for Care, an innovative, web-based system that guides health care for pediatric cancer survivors, is poised to have an even wider impact as it is now being made available to the more than 220 institutions of the Children's Oncology Group. The system was developed at the Texas Children's Cancer Center and the Center for Collaborative and Interactive Technologies at Baylor College of Medicine. System generates individualized recommendations The Passport for Care website allows...

2011-04-11 07:00:00

DALLAS and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CURE magazine, the nation's largest magazine for people with cancer, has announced the three finalists for the 2011 Extraordinary Healer Award for oncology nursing. The contest, made possible with financial support from Amgen Oncology and Breakaway from Cancer®, invited patients and their families to submit a 400-1000 word essay describing the compassion, expertise and helpfulness a special oncology nurse...

2011-02-23 08:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beryl Companies announced today that it will host the 4th Annual Barry Spiegelman Memorial Golf Classic April 12 at Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club in Keller, Tex. The tournament will celebrate the life of Beryl co-founder Barry Spiegelman and support brain cancer research at UCLA's Neuro-Oncology program, Art of the Brain. Spiegelman lost his battle with brain cancer in 2005. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100927/DA72102LOGO) A Reception...

2011-02-16 09:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CURE magazine and its accompanying website, Curetoday.com, have won three prestigious national awards at the 2010 Folio: Awards. CURE, a free, direct-to-patient cancer publication, won the gold Eddie for best publication in the Consumer, Health and Fitness category, and Curetoday.com took home the gold Eddie for best website in the same category. The magazine won a bronze Eddie for best cover with its Winter 2009 issue. Folio:, a trade publication...

2011-02-15 08:17:00

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diablo Valley Oncology/Hematology Medical Group (DVO) has become one of the first oncology practices in the nation to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program is a new initiative to certify oncology practices that meet rigorous standards for high-quality...

2011-02-07 09:22:00

DALLAS and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, CURE magazine is calling on cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the country to submit essays for the 2011 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing. The contest, made possible with financial support from Amgen Oncology and Breakaway from Cancer, invites patients and their families to submit a 400-1000 word essay describing the compassion, expertise and helpfulness a...

2011-01-05 12:00:00

HINSDALE, Ill. and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hinsdale Hematology-Oncology Associates (HHOA), and US Oncology, Inc., a leading integrated oncology company, today announced a new collaboration in Illinois to expand patient access to high-quality, evidence-based cancer care through the United Network of US Oncology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) Cancer is not a single diagnosis; it is a host of various diseases. Hinsdale...

2010-12-17 14:35:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Women experience many diseases differently than men--a fact the medical community didn't acknowledged until recently. Fortunately, Chicago stands at the epicenter of women's health research. In the latest issue of Chicago, the magazine examines recent breakthroughs in women's health, including fertility treatments for women with cancer, estrogen therapy for multiple sclerosis patients, and more. The January issue of Chicago magazine, which hits...

2010-12-01 11:41:00

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CURE Media Group, publishers of award-winning CURE magazine, took home two first-place titles for its most recent book, CURE's Illustrated Guide to Cancer, during min magazine's 2010 Editorial and Design Awards luncheon on Nov. 8, 2010, in New York City. The annual awards competition recognized excellence in content and design among consumer, business-to-business and specialized information media brands. These awards mark the first time that CURE's...

2010-11-30 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Oncology Nurse Advisor (ONA) readership survey found that nearly 60% of Oncology Nurses always read the journal, and almost half gave ONA the highest possible rating for overall quality; providing practical, useful information; and keeping readers abreast of the latest information. Launched in May 2010, Oncology Nurse Advisor offers clinical updates and evidence-based guidance to the oncology nurse community and includes regular coverage of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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