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4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Varian Medical Systems' FullScale Oncology IT Data Hosting Solution...

FullScale deployments take advantage of virtualization and cloud technologies to deploy Varian software -- both the ARIA oncology information system and Eclipse treatment planning -- centrally, in a way that is flexible, scalable, and widely accessible.


Related Topix: Varian, Startups, Varian Medical Systems, Medicine, Cancer, Health

8 hrs ago | The Item Extra

Making hats to help those with cancer

A large donation of warm hats is heading to cancer patients, thanks to knitters and crocheters based at the United Church of Clinton.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Clinton, MA, Medicine, Worcester, MA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Many local patients still turn elsewhere for care

Often they left their Dunmore home at about 4:30 a.m., with Kelcey in the back seat and enough clothes for the weeklong hotel stay.


Related Topix: Dunmore, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Medicine, Lymphoma, Health, Lackawanna County, PA

The News-Star

Data: Shreveport specialist collected largest individual share of La. Medicare payments in '12

Hematolgist/oncologist Manish Dhawan's Medicare payments totaled slightly more than $5 million that year, according to data the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released earlier this year.


Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Medicine, Bossier City, LA, Hematology

Medical News

Adopting a comprehensive and integrative healing strategy for cancer

The cancer drugs, radiation therapy and cancer surgery available today help millions of people survive their cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Nursing

Globe and Mail

Physician and cancer survivor shares what cancer patients really want to hear

Dr. Nikhil Joshi says the creative process of writing the book The End of Suffering saved him.


Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Hodgkin's Disease, Medicine, Canada

Concord Monitor

An oncologist uses scorpion venom to locate cancer cells

You know how people toss around the phrase "the cure is worse than the disease"? They should meet Jim Olson.


Related Topix: Medicine

Research turning drug dosage into exact science

Research scientists at Purdue University have developed what they're describing as a reliable and affordable way for pharmacies to dispense medicine in personalized amounts.


Related Topix: Purdue University, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Printers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Teen's cancer story mirrors 'Fault in Our Stars'

Faith Brown poses for a portrait next to a photograph of herself in her room in Brooksville, Fla., Wednesday, July 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Brooksville, FL

Burlington Times News

Cone Cancer Center programs recognized

Cone Health Cancer Center has been named to the Becker's Hospital Review list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs, Cone Health said Friday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Alamance Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nursing

Central Western Daily

Doctor Rob came for a year of training ... ten years on he's still here

RURAL TRAINING: Oncologist Dr Rob Zielinski has returned to work at Orange hospital after a rural training placement here during his degree studies.


Related Topix: Medicine

Hindustan Times

UK to adopt Indianorigin experts breast cancer treatment

A pioneering breast cancer treatment developed by noted Indian-origin expert Jayant Vaidya is to be adopted and offered to patients by Britain's National Health Service , providing relief to thousands of patients from gruelling post-operation radiotherapy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

KHOU-TV Houston

Teenage cancer survivor will take part in neuroblastoma research at MD Anderson

Lauren Bendesky, a 17-year-old rising high school senior, will be traveling from her home state of Florida to Houston to participate in an internship with pediatric oncology researchers at MD Anderson.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Medicine


Research Rock-Star: Oxford Scientist Analyses...

When most scientists discuss string theory , they aren't referring to the physics behind the distinctive lead guitar techniques of Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix, but that's exactly what one Oxford University researcher examines in a new PLOS ONE study.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Camp offers freedom for kids with medical conditionsCamp offers...

Four young boys sit at a table inside of a cabin discussing the best way to inject medication into their arm.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Clarksville, OH

Medical News Today

UPMC-developed test increases odds of correct surgery for thyroid cancer patients

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.


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

The Arizona Republic

Canine cancer fund helps cover Valley dog's treatment

What wouldn't you do to save your K-9's life? For one valley pet owner, she says she will do anything.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer


Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

Although cervical cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other cancers linked to human papillomavirus are increasing, a new study indicates.


Related Topix: HPV, Health, Medicine, Vaccinations

The Globe and Mail

Video: How to look for signs of cancer in your dog

A new lump or change in your dog's behaviour could be a sign of cancer. Veterinary surgical oncologist, and author of "Lucky Dog," Sarah Boston gives tips on how to detect the disease.


Related Topix: Medicine

Applied Clinical Trials

European Society for Medical Oncology: Is Europe Putting Cancer Research at Risk?

The European Society for Medical Oncology , the leading pan-European association representing medical oncology professionals, has expressed concern that the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation [1] could make cancer research impossible and add a significant burden to both doctors and cancer patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Privacy