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1 hr ago | The American Journal of Managed Care

Innovation in Oncology Payment Reform: Reports from Real-Life Practice

Four innovators from oncology practices across the country described how payment reform is shaping the way they treat cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology, Texas, Medicaid

1 hr ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Age is just a number for young cancer doctor

A young cancer doctor in Lake Charles is proving age truly is just a number. The now 29-year-old never graduated high school, because he was accepted to Purdue University at the age of 11. Dr. David Chang is a radiation oncologist at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine, Lake Charles, LA, Purdue University

3 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Milwaukie bank vault goes to the dogs

Kim Freeman, an oncologist, and John Wooldridge, a surgeon, are merging their practices April 19 into a new comprehensive veterinary cancer and surgery clinic, at 10400 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie.


Related Topix: Milwaukie, OR, Medicine, Portland, OR, Clackamas, OR

5 hrs ago | Ivanhoe

Heating Up Breast Cancer

DALLAS Two years ago, doctors told Lisa Ridgeway she had triple negative breast cancer, a very aggressive disease with no cure.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

University of Florida News

To kill a tumor: UF physicians target the genes of lung, colon cancers

University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source.


Related Topix: University of Florida, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Lung Cancer

Business Journal

Round Rock physician among highest in Texas Medicare billings

Dr. Darren Kocs of Round Rock was one of the state leaders in Medicare compensation in 2012, totaling $4 million in services billed according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Medicine

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

The "Big Colon" Opens For Viewing

As part of a presentation on cancer research, a giant, inflatable colon will be on display this Friday at Niles High School.


Related Topix: Niles, MI, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Health, Colon Cancer

The Union

Throat cancer survivor celebrates with a song

Jim Vardon, second from top left, opted for throat cancer treatment at SNMH, instead of a laryngectomy at a large medical facility.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Lake Wildwood, CA, Theater, Arts


Cardio-Oncology Clinic Established at The Mount Sinai Hospital

Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital .


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Cardiology, Hematology

Today's Chemist At Work

Manganese Dioxide Nanoparticles Increase Tumor Vulnerability To Radiation Therapy

These cross sections of tumor tissue from mice show the effects of treatment with manganese dioxide nanoparticles alone or followed by radiation , compared with a control injection of saline alone or followed by radiation .


Related Topix: Medicine, Chemistry, Science, Health, Breast Cancer

The Baltimore Sun

New blood test may detect breast cancer spread

Johns Hopkins cancer researchers and collaborators around the country have developed a blood test that they believe can tell when breast cancer has spread and can accurately monitor the cancer's response to treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Wirral Globe

HIV charity Herts Aid welcomes legalisation of home testing kits

HEALTH experts at Clatterbridge are calling for greater awareness and more clinical trials on the fourth most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the UK.


Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

'One Skate at a Time' Raises $10,000

"One Skate at a Time," the benefit organized by Richards High School graduate and U.S. Figure Skating Men's Junior silver medalist Jordan Moeller, raised more than $10,000 on April 5 for a summer camp for children and teenagers in treatment for cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Family, Teenagers, Oak Lawn, IL

The Telegraph

Doc's to-dos to cut cancer risk

Mumbai oncologist Suresh Advani with Rupali Bose, CEO of Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Calcutta, and Shobhana Kamineni, the executive director of Apollo Hospitals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, World News, India, Breast Cancer, Asia,


Gene panel effectively screens dozens of genes for cancer-associated mutations, study finds

James Ford led a study that shows how multiple-gene panels can be a quick, low-cost screening method to look for a few gene variants known to be associated with specific cancers.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Biology, Science

Nelson Mail

River retreat nets host of survivors

CASTING FOR A BRIGHT FUTURE: Breast cancer survivors from around the South Island gathered at the Owen River Lodge near Murchison over the weekend for the Casting for Recovery luxury retreat.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Non-Profit,

Medicare Data Shines Light on Billions Paid to TX Doctors

Texas doctors who treat Medicare patients earned a combined $4.6 billion from the federal insurer of the elderly in 2012, with the state's ophthalmologists and oncologists raking in the most.


Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Texas, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicaid

Customer Interaction Solutions

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Signs Agreement with China's Tririver Capital

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has entered into an advisory agreement with China's Tririver Capital to help identify distribution and joint venture partners for the Company's novel oncology drug PV-10 in China, as well as other therapeutics that ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Cancer, Liver Cancer


Avera Medical Minute ASH: Fighting Prostate Cancer Together

This year alone, nearly a quarter-million American men will develop prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Promising drug doubles positive effect in hormone-receptor positive breast cancer

Breast cancer researchers from the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center announced final clinical trial results this week that showed the amount of time patients were on treatment without their cancer worsening was effectively doubled in women with advanced breast cancer who took the experimental ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Pfizer, Biotech, Healthcare Industry