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Latest Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Stories

2009-11-04 08:38:16

Treating limited stage small cell lung cancer(LSCL) with a combination of accelerated high-dose radiotherapy and chemotherapy has shown encouraging results, opening the door to larger scale investigation, according to new research from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.

2009-10-19 07:31:00

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently updated the NCCN Guidelines for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), the most common acute leukemia affecting adults.

2009-10-16 09:38:00

NCCN program on Discovery Health Channel profiles patients battling advanced non-small cell lung cancer and highlights their physicians' use of the NCCN Guidelines for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in determining the best treatment regimen.

2009-09-14 07:00:00

NCCN is holding the NCCN Oncology Research Best Practices Conference(TM), an interactive forum to discuss the regulatory and operational aspects of research and help identify areas in the clinical trial process where improvements can be made.

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.

2009-04-29 08:00:00

The NCCN Oncology Research Program (ORP) nears the $20 million mark in total funding and enhances its current model to include funding for therapeutics in development as well as those already FDA-approved.

2009-04-01 20:44:58

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy may alter taste and odor perception, leading to malnutrition in cancer patients, U.S. researchers say. The review of studies, published in the Journal of Supportive Oncology, included ways that help improve taste and odor abnormalities for cancer patients.

2009-04-01 09:30:13

Cancer and its therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, may directly alter and damage taste and odor perception, possibly leading to patient malnutrition, and in severe cases, significant morbidity, according to a Virginia Tech

2009-03-30 09:33:00

Texas Chapter Recognizes Pharmaceutical Distribution Center, Specialty Pharmacy and Research Network HOUSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Three US Oncology, Inc.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.