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2011-04-27 07:00:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, diabetes and RNAi, will attend this year's Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. The company's MuGard booth (#652) will be displayed in the Exhibition Hall of the convention center from Thursday, April 28th to...

2011-04-11 07:00:00

DALLAS and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CURE magazine, the nation's largest magazine for people with cancer, has announced the three finalists for the 2011 Extraordinary Healer Award for oncology nursing. The contest, made possible with financial support from Amgen Oncology and Breakaway from Cancer®, invited patients and their families to submit a 400-1000 word essay describing the compassion, expertise and helpfulness a special oncology nurse...

2011-02-15 08:17:00

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diablo Valley Oncology/Hematology Medical Group (DVO) has become one of the first oncology practices in the nation to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program is a new initiative to certify oncology practices that meet rigorous standards for high-quality...

2011-02-07 09:22:00

DALLAS and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, CURE magazine is calling on cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the country to submit essays for the 2011 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing. The contest, made possible with financial support from Amgen Oncology and Breakaway from Cancer, invites patients and their families to submit a 400-1000 word essay describing the compassion, expertise and helpfulness a...

2010-11-30 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Oncology Nurse Advisor (ONA) readership survey found that nearly 60% of Oncology Nurses always read the journal, and almost half gave ONA the highest possible rating for overall quality; providing practical, useful information; and keeping readers abreast of the latest information. Launched in May 2010, Oncology Nurse Advisor offers clinical updates and evidence-based guidance to the oncology nurse community and includes regular coverage of...

2010-07-22 08:00:00

First-of-its-Kind Program Creates Nursing Jobs in Southern Nevada, Provides Expert Oncology Training to Strengthen State's Oncology Healthcare Infrastructure LAS VEGAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI) is launching its Plus One Program, a paid nursing internship initiative to equip nursing graduates with advanced training to give them an edge in today's competitive nursing job market. After completing a paid one-year internship at NVCI, participants will...

2010-05-14 07:44:00

DALLAS, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, CURE magazine announced the winner of the 2010 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing during a special award ceremony at the Oncology Nursing Society's (ONS) 35th Annual Congress. Nearly 200 cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and peers submitted essays to this year's contest nominating their oncology nurses who have demonstrated exceptional compassion, expertise and commitment in their patients' fight against...

2010-03-15 05:17:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN(®), CBCN(®), clinical nurse specialist at the Christiana Care Breast Center at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, is the 2010 recipient of the Pearl Moore Making a Difference Award from the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090407/DC95299LOGO ) ONS is a professional organization of 37,000 registered nurses and other health care...

2009-10-08 10:31:00

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the fastest-growing specialties in oncology healthcare will soon have a clinical journal addressing its particular professional needs. Cold Spring Publishing, LLC, is pleased to announce The Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology, a publication for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, advanced practice nurses, and physician's assistants who practice in the field of oncology. With a target circulation of over...

2009-08-19 09:14:00

MORRISVILLE, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing Myeloma (www.ManagingMyeloma.com), an accredited educational website for multidisciplinary professionals, has launched a forum designed specifically for oncology nurses. The goal of the nursing forum is to share insight about day-to-day practice challenges in caring for patients with multiple myeloma, provide updates on clinical advances, and connect with peers. Beth Faiman, RN, MSN, CNP, AOCN, a nurse practitioner at the Cleveland Clinic...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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