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In an African county lacking any specialists in children's cancers, a team approach that "twins" Rwandan physicians with Boston-based pediatric oncologists has shown it can deliver expert, curative care to young patients stricken with lymphoma.
SEATTLE, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Shanghai CDC) and the Breast Health Global Initiative (BHGI), headquartered at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, jointly will establish the Shanghai Breast Health Resource Center as BHGI's first "learning laboratory" in China.
Although chemotherapy is used to kill cancer cells, it can also have a strong toxic effect on normal cells such as bone marrow and blood cells, often limiting the ability to use and manage the chemotherapy treatment.
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 10th annual Evergreen Healthcare Foundation Gala brought more than 700 Eastside community leaders, leading physicians and friends of the hospital together at King County's Marymoor Park on Saturday, April 30 to raise $1.16 million to kick off a capital campaign that will fund a comprehensive cancer care center and revolutionary cancer-detecting imaging technology.
SEATTLE, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that colon cancer screening saves lives, the majority of U.S. adults age 50 and over who are eligible for such screening fail to take advantage of it.
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's leading cancer research and treatment institutions, today announced the posting of clinical outcomes data to its website as a tool to assist newly-diagnosed patients in deciding where to seek cancer care.
SEATTLE, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Ten years. Thousands of lives saved." Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is using this tagline to help celebrate its official 10th anniversary.
The use of preoperative Breast MRI detects otherwise occult cancer with a relatively high degree of accuracy when applied to a diverse population of patients newly diagnosed with breast cancer.
REDMOND, Wash. and SEATTLE, Dec.