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2013-09-30 15:59:05

New report draws attention to urgent need to tackle disparities in cancer care worldwide A proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries worldwide has been presented at the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECCO 2013). While much progress has been made against cancer over the last century, a new report brings together evidence that not every patient benefits from it, nor even has the...

2013-09-19 23:33:53

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a possible breakthrough in brain cancer treatment that could double survival rates, according to Dr. Charles Cobbs. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a possible breakthrough in brain cancer treatment that could potentially double survival rates, according to Dr. Charles Cobbs of...

Crisis Looming For Cancer Care In The US
2013-09-11 05:17:37

[ Watch the Video: US Cancer Care System Is In Crisis ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Delivery of cancer care in the US is facing a crisis due to the aging population, increased demand and rising costs of treatment, a shrinking oncology work force and the complexity of the disease, according to a new Institute of Medicine report released on Monday. According to the report, the cancer incidence rate is expected to increase 45 percent (from 1.6 million new...

2013-08-30 23:28:10

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new discovery of an immunotherapy target in aggressive brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer discusses the discovery of a new immunotherapy target in aggressive brain tumors that could help patients who do not respond to current chemotherapy. According to an August 28, 2013 Med City News article titled “Researchers find new immunotherapy...

2013-08-21 10:19:04

Online tool for planning life after cancer fills knowledge gaps, arms patients with information to take charge of their care In 2005, the Institute of Medicine, surveying the outlook for the growing number of American cancer survivors, first described the idea of a survivorship care plan: a roadmap for the group of patients, today numbering nearly 12 million, who are beginning new lives as cancer survivors. Care plans aims to arm cancer survivors with a customized road map for their...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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