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2011-06-17 09:00:00

DALLAS and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An advanced proton therapy center for cancer treatment could be coming to North Texas. The innovative proton treatment facility would enhance regional cancer care and attract patients both nationally and internationally. Proton therapy provides highly targeted radiation treatment shown to be particularly effective in treating certain pediatric and adult cancers. Discussions are being led by Baylor Health Enterprises, an...

2011-04-20 08:59:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that five patients have received therapy in a Phase I clinical study combining MM-111 with multiple standard treatment regimens for patients with advanced HER2 positive (HER2+) solid tumors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/NE63515LOGO ) MM-111 is a bi-specific antibody that targets tumor cells over-expressing ErbB2/HER2. MM-111 is designed to inhibit the signaling between...

2011-04-19 10:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Out of 20 electronic health record (EHR) systems researched by Black Book Rankings, iKnowMed(TM) EHR was the highest ranked web-based EHR vendor and the number two overall vendor for oncology and hematology practices. iKnowMed, an oncology-specific EHR developed by oncologists to meet the unique needs of cancer patients and oncology practices, is a product of US Oncology - a division of McKesson Corporation. (Logo:...

2011-02-14 10:16:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Through the continuous and tremendous growth of its patient assistance support program, US Oncology, Inc., a division of McKesson Corp. and a leading integrated oncology company, is helping cancer patients access the high quality cancer care they need. By helping patients obtain financial assistance, thousands can now afford much needed treatment and cancer therapies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) "If...

2011-02-03 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., a division of McKesson Corp. and a leading integrated oncology company, announced today that Robert Raju, MD, FACP has brought US Oncology Research to Kettering Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. The new program, built from the ground up, expands the US Oncology Research Translational Oncology Program (TOP) which conducts trials for patients with advanced cancer. This center will also include first-in-man trials, which can...

2011-01-05 12:00:00

HINSDALE, Ill. and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hinsdale Hematology-Oncology Associates (HHOA), and US Oncology, Inc., a leading integrated oncology company, today announced a new collaboration in Illinois to expand patient access to high-quality, evidence-based cancer care through the United Network of US Oncology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) Cancer is not a single diagnosis; it is a host of various diseases. Hinsdale...

2011-01-04 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas and ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Centers of North Carolina - Asheville (CCNCA), an affiliate of the United Network of US Oncology with two practices serving North Carolina, today announced that it has implemented iKnowMed(TM) EMR for its electronic medical record (EMR) system. iKnowMed EMR is a product of US Oncology, Inc., a leading integrated oncology company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) iKnowMed is an...

2010-12-23 08:48:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, welcomed Karen Gibson on Dec. 16 as the senior vice president and Chief Information Officer of its technology services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) "Building a robust information technology platform at US Oncology requires strong IT leadership across a broad spectrum of healthcare," said Asif Ahmad, executive vice president of...

2010-12-21 13:39:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Three US Oncology affiliated healthcare professionals were honored with a "Distinguished Leader Award" during the Capital Hospice Passion for Caring Gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Tyson's Corner on Oct. 30, 2010 in McLean, Va. Capital Hospice is one of the nation's top ten largest hospices and the biggest hospice organization to serve patients and families in the Washington D.C. metroplex. The three individuals were recognized as prominent...

2010-12-11 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Jones, M.D., medical director for US Oncology Research, co-chair of the US Oncology Breast Cancer Research Committee, and physician at Texas Oncology-Dallas, participated in the TEAM (Tamoxifen Exemestane Adjuvant Multinational) study that included nearly 10,000 patients over a five-year period. More than 2,000 of the nearly 10,000 patients studied were treated within the US Oncology system. Dr. Jones presented the compelling...