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2014-08-04 23:08:20

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, "Keeping Up With Changes in the Oncology Industry," Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, "Keeping Up with Changes in the Oncology Industry," Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. Change is something we have all grown accustomed to over the years, Brenda explains. It’s one thing we can count on. Staying current...

2013-12-17 11:27:33

The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, covering the period 1975–2010, showed death rates for lung cancer, which accounts for more than one in four cancer deaths, dropping at a faster pace than in previous years. The recent larger drop in lung cancer deaths is likely the result of decreased cigarette smoking prevalence over many years, and is now being reflected in mortality trends.  The lung cancer death rate decline, as well as declines in colorectal, breast, and...

2013-07-09 23:20:45

BuildYourEMR helps Missouri Cancer Registry to become the first in the country to enable direct reporting by Physician Practice to the registry utilizing Direct Protocol. OFallon, MO (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center (MCR-ARC) is one of the two state cancer registries in the country to be funded as part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Comparative Effectiveness Research activities through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2013-03-05 12:09:03

Home may be where the heart is, but where you live could affect your health. “Regardless of geographic location, women who live in high poverty areas or are uninsured are at greatest risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer at a later stage,” said lead author Kevin Henry, Department of Geography, University of Utah. A team of scientists was assembled by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) to examine breast cancer stage at diagnosis among...

2005-10-05 14:02:48

The nation's leading cancer organizations report that Americans' risk of dying from cancer continues to decline and that the rate of new cancers is holding steady. The "Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2002," published in the Oct. 5, 2005, issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute*, shows observed cancer death rates from all cancers combined dropped 1.1 percent per year from 1993 to 2002. According to the report's authors, declines in death rates reflect...


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