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2009-06-19 08:48:00

Legislators proud to introduce "Oncology Care Quality Improvement Program of 2009" to ensure that patients, doctors and families have the best health care tools available Bill is endorsed by National Patient Advocate Foundation and US Oncology WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan group of members from the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill late yesterday aimed at improving oncology care in the United States by refocusing efforts towards patient-centered...

2009-06-16 11:00:00

Program Will Provide Personal Guide to Help Local Cancer Patients Better Navigate Their Cancer Experience Thanks to Support from AstraZeneca PHILADELPHIA, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society today launched its Patient Navigator Program at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson in Philadelphia, thanks to support received from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP. This is the first site to launch in Pennsylvania as part of a strategic nationwide effort to significantly extend the...

2009-06-04 06:14:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc. today announced that it is offering approximately $465 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and outside the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. The company plans to use the proceeds from the offering to refinance its senior secured credit...

2009-05-21 10:59:00

PatientRM interactive software collects, manages and analyzes patient cases from across the country to advance cancer care in America HOUSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the innovative healthcare company supporting the nation's foremost cancer treatment and research network has been recognized as a Laureate by the International Data Group (IDG) Computerworld Honors Program for its interactive patient management software program, PatientRM. Working with Deloitte Consulting,...

2009-05-20 23:01:00

- New company founded by members of former Pharmion executive team - Company focused on acquiring, developing and marketing innovative anti-cancer compounds BOULDER, Colo., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Clovis Oncology, Inc., a company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing innovative anti-cancer agents in the U.S., Europe and additional international markets, announced today that it has secured $145 million in start-up financing. The Company was founded by former executives of...

2009-05-20 10:19:00

LIVE RECORDING OF DAVID COOK'S 'IDOL' PERFORMANCE WILL BE SOLD ON iTUNES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHARITY All Proceeds From Sale of Live Version of 'Permanent' Will Be Donated To D.C.-Based Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure LOS ANGELES, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Exactly one year after winning the seventh season of "American Idol," David Cook returns to the most popular television series in America on Wednesday night to perform "Permanent," -- a song he wrote with Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida. The...

2009-05-07 07:30:00

HOUSTON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc. ("US Oncology" or "the Company"), one of the nation's largest cancer care services companies, reported revenue of $842.6 million, EBITDA of $53.7 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $55.1 million, net income of $1.0 million and operating cash flow of $31.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2009. US Oncology First Quarter Results Adjusted EBITDA for the first quarter of 2009 was $55.1 million, compared to $52.2 million for the first...

2009-05-01 14:28:00

Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Sponsors Award Honoring the Work of Oncology Nurses SAN ANTONIO, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner and finalists of CURE magazine's 2009 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing, sponsored by Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc., were announced during a special reception at the Oncology Nursing Society's (ONS) 34th Annual Congress. More than 150 cancer patients and caregivers submitted nominations. The winner, Christine Wilson, RN, Nationwide Children's Hospital...

2009-04-12 10:24:00

Why We Must Find a Cure for Epilepsy The Toll of Epilepsy Has Been Overlooked - and the Research Underfunded -For Too Long NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Put harshly, we need more of a cancerlike sensibility around epilepsy," Newsweek Editor Jon Meachamwrites in the April 20 cover, "The Mystery of Epilepsy" (on newsstands Monday, April 13). "We cannot usually see our friends' cancer, but we do not hesitate to invest the search for a cure for different cancers with the utmost cultural...

2009-02-26 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc. ("US Oncology" or "the Company"), one of the nation's largest cancer care services companies, reported revenue of $842.7 million, EBITDA of $52.3 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $55.2 million, net income of $0.5 million and operating cash flow of $64.2 million for the three months ended December 31, 2008. For the year ended December 31, 2008, prior to a first quarter non-cash charge of $380.0 million for impairment of goodwill, US...