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2013-02-05 08:36:01

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has named four new members to the organization's Medical Advisory Board. The newest advisors are leading clinicians in the field of pancreatic cancer: Joseph M. Herman, MD, MSc, Johns Hopkins University; George A. Fisher Jr., MD, PhD, Stanford University; James Farrell, MD, Yale University; and Philip Agop Philip, MD, PhD, Karmanos Cancer Center. (Logo:...

2013-01-04 08:22:15

BEIJING, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), a leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of 19.98% of indirect ownership of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Proton Therapy Center (MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center). The company...

2012-12-19 08:25:42

ATLANTA, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises announced a $5 million gift to Arizona's Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center from The James M. Cox Foundation. The gift will be used to establish the Cox Center for Integrative Oncology, which will offer individualized prevention, screening and diagnosis programs, rehabilitation and community outreach programs in the Greater Phoenix area. "As we celebrate our one-year anniversary, we look forward to future growth and continuing to be the...

2012-12-13 04:21:03

BEIJING, Dec.13, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical," or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), a leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which it will acquire 19.98% of indirect ownership of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Proton Therapy Center (MD Anderson Proton...

2012-12-08 05:00:14

Horner Flooring has teamed up with bd Global to provide the official playing surface for the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Showcase featuring Texas vs. UCLA in one of the season´s most anticipated early-season games. Dollar Bay, MI (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Horner Flooring has teamed up with bd Global to provide the official playing surface for the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Showcase featuring Texas vs. UCLA in one of the season´s most anticipated early-season games. The inaugural...

2012-12-07 08:24:19

Deal to develop MD Anderson discovery draws on expertise of Institute for Applied Cancer Science HOUSTON, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have signed a research collaboration and license agreement to develop new therapeutic antibodies that promote an immune system attack against cancer. Under terms of the agreement, MD Anderson grants GSK exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize the...

2012-11-08 08:35:43

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream will provide a Quality and Compliance Management Solution to MD Anderson Physicians Network® to evaluate and report the clinical performance of its affiliate sites, and provide recommendations to enhance the quality of patient care. These recommendations will be monitored through a Standards Management process, which will drive continuous improvements in patient care over time. The MetricStream solution is designed to streamline...

2012-10-31 15:25:15

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ronald A. DePinho, M.D., a co-founder and board member of Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. since 2009, elected to resign from the company's board of directors, effective Oct. 10, 2012, at a time when the company has achieved a "strong base of operations." "I am proud of the stellar group of physicians and scientists at Karyopharm who are focused on the needs of cancer patients," Dr. DePinho said. "With the transition of its nuclear transport...

2012-10-30 19:12:39

Two MD Anderson-led studies conclude that patients' urinary, bowel function safe-guarded Two studies led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that proton therapy preserves the quality of life, specifically urinary and bowel function, in men treated with this targeted radiation modality for prostate cancer. Both studies, led by Andrew K. Lee, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor in MD Anderson's Department of Radiation Oncology, will be presented in a poster...

2012-10-04 06:26:07

Symbolizes Launch of Full Implementation of Novel, Distributed Approach to Cancer Care CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System's (CHS) Levine Cancer Institute announced the opening of its research and administrative headquarters on the campus of CHS's Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. By integrating and building upon CHS's network of elite cancer programs and centers, the Institute is able to provide its more than 11,000 new cancer...