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News on Oncology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Kevin, M.D.

Raw Medicare data singles out radiation oncology. That's misleading.

This past April, just after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the highly-anticipated 2012 Medicare provider charge data, the New York Times published an article," Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of Payout ."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

5 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

AstraZeneca and Kyowa Hakko Kirin Partner on Immuno-Oncology Clinical Study

AstraZeneca today announced that it has entered into a clinical study collaboration with Kyowa Hakko Kirin for a Phase I/Ib immuno-oncology study that will evaluate the safety and efficacy of two separate combinations of three investigational compounds in multiple solid tumours.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

8 hrs ago | Medical News

Researchers establish new strategy to help surgeons see entire tumor in patient

The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, is that the surgeon may fail to extract the entire tumor, leading to a local recurrence.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

9 hrs ago | Health Data Management

Mayo Researcher to Manage Oncology Alliance Data Center

Top 7 Myths About HIPAA Security Risk Analysis : The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights' pilot program to conduct HIPAA privacy and security audits showed that the top deficiency among audited organizations was the lack of a sufficient risk analysis plan.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Rochester, MN

9 hrs ago | Health Data Management

Mayo Researcher to Manage Oncology Alliance Data Center

Top 7 Myths About HIPAA Security Risk Analysis : The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights' pilot program to conduct HIPAA privacy and security audits showed that the top deficiency among audited organizations was the lack of a sufficient risk analysis plan.

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Related Topix: Medicine

12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

New test for thyroid cancer increases odds of correct surgery

The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer , report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute , partner with UPMC CancerCenter.

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Related Topix: Thyroid Cancer, Health, University of Pittsburgh, Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz beachgoers react to U.S. surgeon general warning about tanning

Maia Matteson and Kelly Geerdes, vacationing from Colorado, slap on the Hawaiian Tropic suntan lotion Tuesday overlooking Cowell Beach.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic), Medicine, Cancer, Health, Skin Cancer

Medical News

EMD Serono begins MSB0010718C Phase II study in mMCC patients

EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the initiation of an international Phase II study designed to assess the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C, an investigational fully human IgG1 monoclonal antibody that binds to programmed death-ligand 1 .

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Medicine

Business Journal

RTP's CivaTech Oncology raises $1.5M

Research Triangle Park's CivaTech Oncology raised $1.5 million in a new round and doubled the target for this latest round to $2 million.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer

Forbes.com

It's Not Just About Survival: Why Some Breast Cancer Patients Opt For Surgery on Both Sides

Years ago, journalists who had breast cancer fought with words to inform other women with breast cancer that, in many cases, they didn't need a mastectomy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Journalism, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Genetics, Healthcare Industry

Newswise

Loyola Named to Becker's List of '100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs'

Becker's Hospital Review has named Loyola University Medical Center to its 2014 edition of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs," a compilation of organizations that are leading the way in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.

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Related Topix: Nursing

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Pfizer beats forecasts as oncology drugs grow

Pfizer Inc , which in May officially abandoned its bid to buy British rival AstraZeneca Plc, reported higher-than-expected second-quarter revenue, helped by growing demand for its cancer medicines.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Reuters

Pfizer beats forecasts as oncology drugs grow

Pfizer Inc, which in May officially abandoned its bid to buy British rival AstraZeneca Plc, reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings, helped by growing sales of its cancer medicines.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Doncaster Free Press

Expert weighs up new breast cancer therapy

A Sheffield cancer expert has given a cautious welcome to a new breast cancer treatment which promises to replace long radiotherapy sessions with a single, targeted shot.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Observer

WCA Hospital earns distinguished American College of Radiology accreditation

WCA Hospital officials announ-ced the hospital has been awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in Posi-tron Emission Tomography as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology.

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Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Health: Cancer Hiding In Your Photos?

A photograph that looks totally fine could reveal a potentially deadly cancer. It's a tiny white spot in the eye, that most people wouldn't even notice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Retinoblastoma, Health

Statesboro Herald

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 'You have cancer' changes your priorities

Today, 12 years ago, my life's priorities changed dramatically when my wife's doctor uttered three words, "you have cancer."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Hispanic Business

Champions Oncology, Inc. - 10-K - Management's Discussion and...

You should read the following discussion and analysis together with our consolidated financial statements and the related notes included elsewhere in this Annual Report on Form 10-K.

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Related Topix: Medicine

KUOW-FM Seattle

What Are Scorpion Venom And Brain Tumors Doing In A Lab Together?

After removing a tumor, surgeons are confronted with an unfortunate reality: they can't be sure they got it all.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Washington, Cancer, Health

Lymphoma Info

FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica to Include CLL Patients with 17p Deletion

Well ahead of schedule, the US Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Imbruvica to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who carry a deletion in chromosome 17 , associated with poor responses to standard treatment for CLL.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Healthcare Law, Law, Leukemia, Health, Medicine, Hematology

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