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2013-05-09 08:31:27

X16 Phone Makes Mother's Day Debut, Proceeds Benefit the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Communication is crucial in the fight against breast cancer and XBLUE Networks has the perfect pink telephone to do just that. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/PH10677-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/PH10677LOGO-b ) Making its debut this Mother's Day, the Pink X16 special...

2013-02-26 16:23:52

Proceeds of sales from ScottsdaleHealthcareTickets.org will be donated to Scottsdale Healthcare PHOENIX, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Discounted online ticket sales to the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup will benefit patient care in the nonprofit Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals, the leading community health system serving Northeast Phoenix. Proceeds from tickets sold through ScottsdaleHealthcareTickets.org will be donated by LPGA to the Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation....

2013-01-22 20:21:01

Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center data presented at San Francisco ASCO symposium SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multi-center Phase III clinical trial demonstrates that Abraxane (nab-paclitaxel) plus gemcitabine is the first combination of cancer drugs to extend survival of late-stage pancreatic cancer patients compared to standard treatment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/DC45876) The MPACT (Metastatic Pancreatic...

2012-12-04 12:25:33

Greater convenience, more access to care closer to home cited as benefit for patients SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scottsdale Healthcare announced today it is opening new primary care offices and actively pursuing locations for additional ambulatory services in Northeast Phoenix. Expansion in Northeast Phoenix is part of the nonprofit health system's effort to broaden services in partnership with community physicians and diversify beyond its three...

2012-11-29 12:29:51

All three Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals receive top grade from nonprofit quality organization SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center and Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Hospital each received an "A" in the latest Hospital Safety Scores released by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit quality improvement organization. Leapfrog graded 2,618 U.S. hospitals, including 40 in...

2012-11-16 12:26:32

Phase III study results show improvement in overall survival compared to standard treatment SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new cancer drug combination demonstrated significant improvement in overall survival of late-stage pancreatic cancer patients compared to those receiving standard treatment, according to results of a Phase III clinical trial led by physicians from Scottsdale Healthcare's Virginia G. Cancer Center Clinical Trials, a partnership with the...

2012-09-26 06:24:43

Go Daddy Donates $10,000 for Scottsdale Healthcare Cancer Center Fundraiser SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GoDaddy.com, the world's largest provider[1] of Web hosting and domain name registrations, is donating $10,000 to help cancer patients and kick-start fundraising for the 4(th) annual Scottsdale Healthcare Rob Moy Memorial Motorcycle Run. The Nov. 3 event is a fundraiser for the Gift of Life Lodging Program at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at...

2012-08-29 10:23:18

In the news release, New Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center-TGen study targets small-cell lung cancer, issued 29-Aug-2012 by Scottsdale Healthcare over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "New Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center-TGen study targets non-small cell lung cancer" rather than "New Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center-TGen study targets small-cell lung cancer" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: New Virginia G. Piper...

2012-08-29 10:23:03

PR610 designed to activate in cancer tissue with low levels of oxygen SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Phase I/II, multi-center trial designed to test the safety and preliminary efficacy of a first-in-class cancer treatment opened worldwide today at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials at Scottsdale Healthcare, a partnership between Scottsdale Healthcare and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). PR610 is designed to...

2012-08-23 10:23:57

Primetime fundraising event to air Sept. 7 simultaneously on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and cable channels SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and staff from the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare will mingle with Hollywood A-listers during the live, primetime television broadcast of the Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) fundraising telethon on Sept. 7. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120823/DC62223LOGO ) Virginia G. Piper Cancer...