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2009-02-10 07:59:00

NCCN names Cold Spring Publishing, LLC, as the new publishing company for JNCCN - The Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Cold Spring Publishing is a newly formed medical publishing company led by Jack Gentile, founder of PRR, Inc., and Conor Lynch. Content in JNCCN covers the entire spectrum of cancer care and features updates on the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM). FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JNCCN - The Journal of the...

2009-02-05 10:50:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen H. Schneider, Ph.D., professor of Environmental Biology and Global Change at Stanford University, a climatologist and cancer survivor who shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former Vice President Al Gore, will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual Community Oncology Conference Feb. 5-7 at the FireSky Hotel in Scottsdale. The conference attracts health care professionals from community settings, where 84% percent of the cancer care...

2009-01-14 07:00:00

NCCN, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), announce The Second Annual Middle East and North Africa NCCN Guidelines Congress scheduled for April 23 - 26, 2009 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The program will present the latest developments in treating common cancers and generate discussions around developing regional guidelines. FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is pleased to...

2009-01-07 15:38:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. announced the formation of ROSA of South Alabama, LLC, its seventh radiation oncology joint venture. ROSA of South Alabama is a joint venture among Gulf Coast Cancer Center - Gulf Shores, P.C., Monroeville Radiation - Oncology, P.C., and South Alabama Radiation Oncology, P.C., and ASA's subsidiary, Radiation Oncology Services of America, Inc. ROSA of South Alabama will own and operate four radiation oncology...

2008-11-11 06:00:21

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification, recognizing the organization's commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines. William C. Weldon, chairman and chief executive officer of Johnson & Johnson chairs the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, the nonprofit organization of cancer-fighting CEOs that...

2008-10-07 09:00:14

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), Abraxis BioScience (NASDAQ:ABII), and AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) today announced that they have entered into a collaboration to conduct multiple investigator-initiated studies of Abraxis BioScience's anti-cancer drug ABRAXANE(R) for Injectable Suspension (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension) (albumin bound), which is based on the company's proprietary tumor targeting technology known as the nab(TM) platform. The NCCN...

2008-10-01 18:00:49

HOUSTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., which supports one of the nation's foremost cancer treatment and research networks, today announced its corporate headquarters has been accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification. US Oncology was recognized for its efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines for its employees and family members. "We are excited about this significant accreditation," said Bruce...

2008-10-01 09:00:48

Today, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the world's pre-eminent cancer research organization which leads the National Cancer Program and the U.S. effort to reduce the burden of cancer, was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification. NCI joins twenty six other organizations, including two NCI-designated Cancer Centers, that have achieved Gold Standard accreditation, recognizing their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care...

2008-09-19 06:00:29

Today, US Oncology, one of the nation's largest health-care services network devoted exclusively to cancer treatment and research, and a pioneer in community-based cancer care, was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification. Houston-based US Oncology is the twenty-sixth organization to achieve Gold Standard accreditation, recognizing their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines for their employees and family...

2008-09-18 06:00:40

Today, The Wistar Institute, the first independent nonprofit biomedical research institute in the country, was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification, recognizing the organization's commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines. In doing so, Philadelphia-based Wistar becomes the twenty-fifth organization and fourth NCI-designated...