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2010-06-10 09:35:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Three clinical trials studies with prominent authorship by physicians affiliated with the United Network of US Oncology have been selected to be featured in the Best of ASCO to be held July 16 - 17 in San Francisco and July 23 -24 in Boston.

2010-06-07 14:43:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today that the Division of Radiation Oncology has recognized Joseph Hanley, Ph.D., Director, Medical Physics, the John Theurer Cancer Center and his team for outstanding excellence in patient safety.

2010-06-07 09:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Clinic, a world-class center of excellence in oncology, hematology, radiology and other advanced medical care, announced today that it is one of only 10 community oncology practices nationwide to receive an honor from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and The ASCO Cancer Foundation for efforts to improve care of people with cancer through participation in clinical trials.

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2010-06-07 12:20:00

A study unveiled Sunday reveals that a new agent derived from a marine sponge could extend the survival rates of women with locally recurrent or metastatic breast cancer who have already received extensive standard therapy.

2010-06-06 07:51:49

The combination of two different chemotherapies and a previously approved treatment for kidney and liver cancers is not effective against advanced melanoma.

2010-06-06 07:47:34

Selenium, a supplement taken daily by millions in hopes of protection against cancer and a host of other diseases, has proven to be of no benefit in reducing a patient's risk of developing lung cancer - either a recurrence or second primary malignancy, according to results of an international Phase III clinical trial.

2010-05-20 18:13:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, announced today that two physicians affiliated with US Oncology Research will be honored at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) held June 4 - 8 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

2010-05-07 09:41:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, today launched its new Payer Quality Services offering, available to physicians who have joined the United Network of US Oncology through its new Targeted Physician Services relationship.

2010-03-16 15:08:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- MedSolutions (www.medsolutions.com), a leading provider of medical cost management services, today announced the launch of its oncology management program, which uses evidence-based guidelines to ensure appropriate use of diagnostic imaging, radiation therapy and drugs for cancer patients.

2010-03-02 08:38:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In only its second year as an Affiliate Member of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), US Oncology, Inc.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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