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  1. Let patients get tests where costs are lowerRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... ct patient choice and reduce costs. Dr. Barry Brooks is chairman of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee at The US Oncology Network. He wrote this column for CQ-Roll Call.

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  2. ChemotherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Trinadad Express

    Chemotherapy is basically drug treatment given to kill cancer cells that grow in your body uncontrollably. Chemotherapy, although given to kill the cancer cells also kills normal cells.

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  3. The Doctor is IN, by Kenneth Svensson, M.D.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Nyack Villager

    ... patient centered, cost-effective care in the community. It consists of four primary care groups, two hematology/oncology groups, a highly rated surgical team and women's and breast health services specialists. To learn more visit ...

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  4. a Cruise for Cancera raises funds, awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times-Standard

    ... for the treatment of prostate cancer,” Vogt Butch said. “We have plans to remodel the radiation oncology department in the future, hopefully within two years. Our 'Denim and Diamonds' Roundup for Cancer Care fundraiser, taking place at ...

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  5. Doctors With Bad News Seen As Less CompassionateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City said in an editorial accompanying the new study in JAMA Oncology, online February 26. "For example, would the patient perception be different with an in-person interaction, a longer ...

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  6. Master Gene Regulatory Pathway Revealed as Key Target for Therapy of...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Working with cells taken from children with a very rare but ferocious form of brain cancer, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists have identified a genetic pathway that acts as a master regulator of thousands of other genes and may spur cancer cell growth and resistance to anticancer treatment. Their experiments with cells from patients with atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor also found that selumetinib, an experimental anticancer drug currently in clinical trials for other childhood brain cancers, can disrupt part of the molecular pathway regulated by one of these factors, according to a research team led by Eric Raabe, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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  7. Ex-Israel envoy tapped to head Uruguay Foreign MinistryRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Dr. Tabare Vazquez on Sunday named Bernardo Greiver as secretary general of the ministry - a move that was seen as signaling closer Uruguay-Israel ties. Greiver, who is Jewish, has spoken publicly in recent years in favor of strong ties between Israel and Uruguay.

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  8. How A Group Of Lung Cancer Survivors Got Doctors To ListenRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... clinicians to support their efforts - one even went to the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology to buttonhole potential allies. Another obtained the full-text copies of the scientific studies they'd need to buttress their ...

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  9. Health agency wins Prudential awardRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    The department of health inSeminole Countyis one of the recipientsof the 2015 Prudential Productivity Award for collaborating with theCaf Latino Coalitionof Central Florida, a community groupthat aims toincreaseHIV, STD andhepatitisawarenessamongthe region's Hispanic population. Theaward recognizesstate employees and units whose work promotes innovation to improvedelivery of state services, increases productivity and saves taxpayers money.

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  10. As the Cost of Life-Saving Cancer Therapies Increases, Patient Access ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Insurance News Net

    ... e-Based series brings together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and pharmaceutical leaders in oncology and diabetes management. To order reprints of articles appearing in AJMC publications, please call (609) 716-7777, x 131.

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  11. Oral Bisphosphonate Use Tied to Lower Endometrial Cancer RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Mental Help Net

    For postmenopausal women, oral bisphosphonate use is associated with a reduction in the risk of endometrial cancer, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . Polly A. Newcomb, Ph.D., from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, and colleagues examined the correlation between oral bisphosphonate use and the risk of endometrial cancer in a cohort of 89,918 postmenopausal women.

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  12. Culture, health event slated for March 28 at Reading Fleming School in FlemingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... seminar, there will be a healthy cooking demonstration provided by L. Jeanne Gee, RDN, CDE, Coordinator Oncology Nutrition Services at Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center. A cultural musical performance will be provided by Laura Oltman, Michael Newman ...

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  13. RWJ Hamilton closes maternity ward after 19 years, nurses walk out togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

    ... Instead, the hospital is redoubling its focus on women's health , specifically enhancing the hospital's gynecology, oncology and uro-gynecology teams. In a statement last week, Freeman said the hospital would open the RWJ Center for Women's Health ...

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  14. Let patients get tests where costs are lowerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... ct patient choice and reduce costs. Dr. Barry Brooks is chairman of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee at The US Oncology Network. He wrote this column for CQ-Roll Call.

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  15. Second opinions: Your guide to getting what you needRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... are diagnosed with a serious illness, you should get a second opinion." Period. This from Dr. Judy Smith, chief of oncology for Spectrum Health. "Getting cancer treated correctly is critical to survival," she continued. "You don't get a do-over. You ...

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  16. St Thomas walks for Leslie-AnnRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... in the Sunday Observer of February 15 and February 22, is currently undergoing radiation treatment at the Radiation Oncology Centre to rid her of the tumour that started in her brain but has since spread to her spine. The child's mother, Andrea ...

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  17. The Prostate Seed Institute Reminds Men to Mind Their DietRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... a fast and painless procedure that effectively treats prostate cancer in its earliest stages. With a team of oncology experts and a state-of-the- art facility, the Prostate Seed Institute provides prostate cancer patients with the most comprehensive ...

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  18. The Prostate Seed Institute Performs Brachytherapy Throughout North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... Seed Institute, is in keeping with the institute's overall commitment to cancer patients. "Our team of leading oncology professionals is committed to providing patients with the very best care they can receive," says Dr. Gregory Echt, founder of the ...

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  19. Quick antibiotics reduce PICU needs and mortality of pediatric cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... sooner," says Joanne Hilden, MD, investigator at the CU Cancer Center, director of clinical services for pediatric oncology at Children's Hospital Colorado, and the paper's senior author. Specifically, the paper shows in a sample of 220 children ...

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  20. Passion guides Lubbock doctor to lead cancer advocacyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Medical Clinic, said he met Vugrin in 1990. "When I arrived at the Texas Tech School of Medicine, he was chief of oncology," Cobos said. "He recruited me." Vugrin's name is often associated with his advocacy for colon cancer screenings, but Cobos ...

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