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2014-03-28 23:24:07

In the April 9 webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will hear details of the innovative oncology management programs Aetna Inc. has launched, and the results their personalized, value-based initiatives have achieved thus far. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Although effective oncology management has been a high priority for payers for many years, recent developments in U.S. health care are presenting new opportunities for health plans. Some are working with...

2014-03-28 23:22:33

Two recent studies illustrate the danger of smoking, especially among diabetics who take insulin. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 New research studies conducted in Taiwan and Turkey and reported by Cancer Monthly show that the risk of bladder cancer is exacerbated by smoking. The risk was even higher among diabetics who were on insulin. Evidence suggests that people with type 2 diabetes face a higher risk of bladder cancer than the general public (“Bladder Cancer and diabetes,”...

2014-03-28 23:04:53

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "NSCLC Therapeutics In Asia-Pacific Markets To 2019 - Personalized Therapies Focus On Untapped Segment Of Squamous Cell Carcinoma To Expand Treatment Pool" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/nsclc-therapeutics-in-asia-pacific-markets-to-2019-personalized-therapies-focus-on-untapped-segment-of-squamous-cell-carcinoma-to-expand-treatment-pool....

2014-03-28 23:00:12

One woman’s successful fight against breast cancer becomes another person’s reason for hope and inspiration. New York (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 “Are You Kidding Me?” is about being diagnosed with breast cancer and all the wonderful games author Lucy Morrison got to play. It starts out with the mammogram and further testing and continues with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. She was fortunate to have a less-invasive type of cancer and did not need the kind of chemotherapy that...

2014-03-28 12:22:04

DUBLIN, Mar. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/44vxfn/investigation ) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Imatinib Market, 2009-2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Incidence of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) varies in the world. The global incidence is about 10/1,000,000 while in China it is 4/1,000,000. CML takes up about 20% of leukaemia in China...

2014-03-28 12:21:55

DUBLIN, Mar. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cvsjq3/investigation ) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Pemetrexed Market, 2009-2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Pemetrexed, originally developed by Eli Lilly and Company, is a multi-targeted antimetabolite antitumor drug. This product is with huge growth potential in the market. Approved by FDA...

2014-03-28 08:26:18

IRVING, Texas, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of personalized medicine, continues to enhance its industry-leading comprehensive tumor profiling service, Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), now capable of providing an industry-leading 51 drug target associations, including exciting new immunologically-based drug targets. Through these enhancements, Caris Molecular Intelligence will now provide...

2014-03-27 23:24:16

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue Gastonia, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to offer Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the only breast cancer screening technology specifically developed and FDA approved for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS helps doctors find cancers hidden in dense breast tissue, which may be missed by mammography. In partnership with Gaston Radiology,...

2014-03-27 12:31:28

Preventive services like HPV vaccination and colorectal cancer screening are important tools in reducing cancer rates ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rates of invasive cancer cases among U.S. men and women dropped slightly from 459 per 100,000 persons in 2009 to 446 per 100,000 persons in 2010, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The highest rates were for prostate, female breast, lung and bronchus, and colon and rectum cancers, which...

2014-03-27 12:30:55

A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-led study identified two adult cancer drugs with potential to improve treatment of a high-risk childhood brain tumor; the drugs are now part of a pediatric clinical trial MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The quest to improve survival of children with a high-risk brain tumor has led St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators to two drugs already used to treat adults with breast, pancreatic, lung and other...