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Latest Geriatric oncology Stories

2010-01-21 12:02:00

Growing Use of Oral Chemotherapeutics Brings Clinical Benefits, Raises Questions in Prescribing, Adherence, Accessibility and Long Term Follow-Up Care According to Panel WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc. partnered with the Association of Community Cancer Centers, Association of Oncology Social Work, American Society for Clinical Oncology, Community Oncology Alliance, Oncology Nursing Society and the National Patient Advocate Foundation in hosting a panel...

2009-09-09 07:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, in partnership with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), is now accepting applications for the 2010 Research Grants Program. This year's grants program will be administered through the AACR's rigorous peer-review system to ensure the highest quality science is supported. The grant terms will begin on July 1, 2010. Nine grants through four grant mechanisms will be awarded in 2010, with a total...

2009-08-14 09:22:00

PHOENIX, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona Oncology, the largest group of medical professionals in Arizona devoted exclusively to cancer care, began caring for patients at its new 6,600 square-foot radiation facility in Phoenix last week. Located at 1916 W. Bethany Home Road, Suite 100, the new site will provide cancer patients access to advanced therapies and leading edge technology. The facility marks the second radiation facility opened this year in Phoenix by Arizona Oncology,...

2009-04-07 14:47:00

DENVER, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech Oncology, Inc., a Research Management Organization (RMO), has been selected as one of the presenting companies at the Company Showcase during BIOZONA 2009 - Arizona's Annual Bioscience Industry Conference at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown on April 7th in Phoenix, Arizona. Matthew B. Wiener, PharmD, COO and Founder of Pharmatech Oncology, will present during the first session of the conference. The presentation will cover topics including: the...

2008-11-04 15:00:20

IntrinsiQ, a provider of medical oncology workflow solutions, has announced that the Cancer Center of South Florida has selected its clinical software IntelliDose to manage critical chemotherapy treatments in its all-electronic practice. The Cancer Center of South Florida, which opened its doors in July 2008, will use IntelliDose to create treatment trees, eliminate the potential for human error in chemotherapy dosing, and streamline the efficiency of the practice, said IntrinsiQ. The...

2008-11-04 12:00:26

HOUSTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology today announced that OncologyRx Care Advantage, a national oral oncology specialty pharmacy, has exceeded the $10 million mark in assisting more than 2,000 patients with drug co-pays since the launch of Care Advantage in August 2006. "It was important when we designed Care Advantage to be able to increase patient access to oral chemotherapies by easing the financial burdens these therapies impose," said David Reese, vice president of OncologyRx...

2008-11-03 12:00:26

IntrinsiQ, LLC, the oncology practice experts, today announced that the Cancer Center of South Florida, PLLC has selected its flagship clinical software -- IntelliDose(R) -- to safely and efficiently manage critical chemotherapy treatments in its all-electronic practice. The Cancer Center of South Florida, which opened its doors in July, will use IntelliDose to create best-practice treatment trees, eliminate the potential for human error in chemotherapy dosing, and streamline the...

2008-10-30 15:00:38

SeniorBridge, the leading provider of professional services for individuals and families requiring care for chronic health conditions at home, is now able to provide high-quality care management services from coast to coast. Through the acquisition of Rona Bartlestone Home Healthcare, a licensed homecare agency located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, SeniorBridge now has a national geriatric care management network, the RBA Independent Practice Association. This makes SeniorBridge the largest...

2008-09-24 09:00:13

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- News facts: -- Most Americans with cancer would be receptive to participating in clinical trials if they knew about them. -- In a survey of 6,000 cancer patients, 85 percent were either unaware or unsure that participation in a clinical trial was an option. Seventy-five percent said they would have been willing to enroll had they known it was possiblei. -- This lack of knowledge is leading to a...

2008-08-25 15:01:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc. today announced the appointment of Stephen Smith as Vice President/General Manager Research and Personalized Science Services. Smith will oversee the US Oncology Research Network, which provides research management services to oncology practices and sites throughout the nationwide US Oncology Network. The research network allows physicians to accelerate the availability and use of scientific, evidence-based medicine and share best...