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2010-11-29 00:00:00

SAN DIEGO and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Breast Specialists, part of Texas Oncology, has expanded its breast cancer treatment services in Dallas, McKinney, Bedford, Carrollton, and Plano, Texas to include the mobile Naviscan PEM scanner. PEM (Positron Emission Mammography) scanners are high-resolution breast PET systems that show the location as well as the metabolic phase of a lesion. The metabolic view allows physicians to enhance their cancer care decision...

2010-11-22 09:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Oncology (http://www.texasoncology.com) is one of the nation's leading cancer treatment networks, offering experienced physicians, advanced technologies, clinical research, and leading-edge treatments to patients in the fight against cancer. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/texas-oncology/46947/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101122/MM90540) (Photo:...

2010-07-06 05:45:00

OXFORD, England, July 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - New Journal Will Publish Research in the Developing Area of Geriatric Oncology Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) announced today the launch of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology (http://www.geriatriconcology.net). The journal is focused on advancing research in the pathogenesis, biology,...

2010-06-14 12:14:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SCAN Health Plan announced today the launching of a new online educational initiative dedicated to improving education and patient care in the field of geriatrics. Through Web-based training and access to expert instructors, the new website - www.scancme.com - offers learning modules focused on educating physicians and other healthcare professionals in the management of chronic disease and common geriatric conditions. "This new continuing...

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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) hosts its 46th Annual Meeting June 4-8 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The ASCO Annual...

2010-05-26 10:21:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- iKnowMed(TM), the US Oncology electronic health record (EHR) system, is one of eleven EHR vendors selected to participate in the fourth American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) EHR Lab to be held June 5-7 at the 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. US Oncology, the leading integrated oncology company uniting the nation's largest network of community-based oncologists, will feature this state-of-the-art EHR system to show oncologists how...

2010-05-17 14:45:00

DENVER, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech Oncology announces that abstracts for two studies supported by the company have been accepted for presentations during the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, June 4-8, 2010. The first abstract, to be presented by Dr. Chandra Belani of the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, included 519 patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Patients received induction chemotherapy with carboplatin and...

2010-04-27 19:31:00

DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech Oncology, Inc., a Research Management Organization (RMO) headquartered in Denver, Colorado sponsored the first annual Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Walk/Run in Gainesville, Florida. This event was called "Run Amuck With the Duck" in honor of a Florida-based woman who is currently battling non-small cell lung cancer and is being treated at one of Pharmatech Oncology's research network member sites. She wants to raise awareness and money for...

2010-04-05 17:13:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center will bring together top neuro-oncologists from around the country for a symposium to address new treatment updates and review management of complex cases across a broad array of neuro-oncology specialties. The Sixth Annual Neuro-Oncology Symposium: Update of New Guidelines in Neuro-Oncology will take place on Friday, April 9. The program will feature neuro-oncology experts from...

2010-02-04 17:25:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in Marana now have more options for cancer care. Arizona Oncology physicians will now treat patients at Marana Healthcare Clinic (MHC). Drs. Laurie Chen and Y. Haroon Ahmad, medical oncologists, are now actively caring for patients at MHC. "We are happy to provide access to cancer patients locally," Dr. Ahmad said. "By providing cancer care services in Marana we are able to improve the care delivery system and more efficiently treat...


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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