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2011-09-20 22:26:59

Multicenter 1000-Patient Trial Initiated to Accelerate Development of Personalized Treatments for Multiple Myeloma The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, a top 50 U.S. News best hospital for cancer, is one of the first four clinical sites enrolling patients in a landmark study designed to uncover the molecular segments and variations of multiple myeloma. The study is the centerpiece of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation´s (MMRF) Personalized...

2011-07-28 10:06:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that Moody's Investors Service upgraded to A3 from Baa1 the long-term rating assigned to Hackensack University Medical Center outstanding bonds. This is exceptional news in light of the fact that Moody's downgraded 12 hospitals and health systems in the second quarter of this year - signaling the strongest bias towards downgrades since the height of the recession. "The trend in favor of...

2011-07-21 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) has been ranked among the top 50 hospitals nationally in three specialties - Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, and Geriatrics - in U.S. News Media & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. After years of focused efforts at becoming one of the most renowned places for cancer care in the country, this marks the first time the programs at...

2011-07-18 15:44:58

Studies Provide Insight to the Oncology Community on New Treatments, Methods to Predict Best Outcomes, and Patient Quality of Life Issues Researchers from the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center presented results from 14 cancer-related studies during the recently concluded American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, which took place June 3 "“ 7, 2011 in Chicago. The studies examined new cancer treatments, ways to predict the best treatment...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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