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2014-01-02 16:21:54

Cancer hospital expands access to specialized treatment within San Gabriel Valley DUARTE, Calif., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City of Hope and Methodist Hospital of Southern California have reached an agreement in which City of Hope will acquire the hospital's radiation oncology service in Arcadia. The acquisition will expand access to City of Hope's renowned expertise in radiation therapy and will provide additional convenience for patients seeking specialized cancer...

2011-10-19 07:00:00

Name change reflects the expert care, treatment and guidance provided by a community leader in cancer care Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 Northwest Cancer Specialists, P.C., the largest independent cancer and hematology treatment practice in the region, announced that it has changed its name to Compass Oncology. âœOur 42-physician practice has offered multi-disciplinary cancer care to the Portland and Vancouver communities for over ten years. Some of our...

2011-08-16 14:00:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Lam, MD, a medical oncologist specializing in prostate cancer, has been named to the Super Doctors® list for a third year as recognized in a special advertising section in Los Angeles Magazine. In 2008, 2010 and 2011, Dr. Lam was selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Southern California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/SF53280) A board-certified internist and...

2010-07-26 05:00:00

Aptium Oncology continues to provide administrative services at former St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center LOS ANGELES, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Offering greater access to cancer care services for Manhattan West Side residents in New York, Beth Israel Medical Center has opened the Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center - West Side Campus in the facility formerly known as St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center (SVCCC). The facility, which originally opened in 1996, was...

2009-11-16 10:00:00

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Hills, M.D., F.A.C.S., was recently recognized by Pasadena Magazine as "Top Doc" in the category of Surgical Breast Oncology. A distinguished expert in cancer, Dr. Hills joined the South Pasadena Cancer Center in 2008 as the Director of Surgical Breast Oncology. Under her direction, the program offers the latest advances in the surgical management of breast cancer patients, including less invasive breast conserving techniques. "We are...

2009-10-26 10:30:00

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- An evening under the stars at the South Pasadena Cancer Center drew hundreds of distinguished guests from the State, local cities and medical and business communities as the South Pasadena Cancer Center officially opened with a ceremonial ribbon cutting last Thursday night. Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich and California Assemblymember Ted Lieu paid special recognition to the Center and Dr. Helen Chen along with mayors from...

2009-10-09 09:00:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Hope Medical Group announced today that it will provide its nationally recognized oncology services to Antelope Valley residents under its parent name, California Cancer Specialists Medical Group. With over 180 physician experts in cancer, California Cancer Specialists opened the first of its free standing community cancer centers in South Pasadena in May of this year. The 22,000 sq. foot facility is the only free-standing physician owned...

2009-09-15 11:45:00

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new partnership of Providence Health & Services, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group has been developed to treat young adults with cancer, providing diagnostics and treatment for a group that nationwide falls in a gap between adult and pediatric health care. The Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Program is believed to be the first such endeavor in the United States developed...

2009-08-06 10:00:00

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. opened its first free-standing multi-specialty cancer center in South Pasadena. The 22,000 s.f. facility, operating under the banner, South Pasadena Cancer Center, will provide outpatient services in medical, surgical and radiation oncology. In addition, the Center is the first of its kind in the San Gabriel Valley to offer RapidArc((TM)), a new and highly advanced form of image-guided radiation...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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