Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Extended care facilities which provide skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services for inpatients on a daily basis.
Methods to identify and characterize cancer in the early stages of disease and predict tumor behavior.
Long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.
Tumors or cancer of the OVARY. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. They are classified according to the tissue of origin, such as the surface EPITHELIUM, the stromal endocrine cells, and the totipotent GERM CELLS.
Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.
Tumors or cancer of the LUNG.
Tumors or cancer of the STOMACH.
Tumors or cancer of the COLON.
Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.
Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.
The transfer of a neoplasm from one organ or part of the body to another remote from the primary site.
Ability of neoplasms to infiltrate and actively destroy surrounding tissue.
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Tumors or cancer of the PANCREAS. Depending on the types of ISLET CELLS present in the tumors, various hormones can be secreted: GLUCAGON from PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS; INSULIN from PANCREATIC BETA CELLS; and SOMATOSTATIN from the SOMATOSTATIN-SECRETING CELLS. Most are malignant except the insulin-producing tumors (INSULINOMA).
A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in neoplastic tissue.
Mutant mice homozygous for the recessive gene "nude" which fail to develop a thymus. They are useful in tumor studies and studies on immune responses.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines designed to prevent or treat cancer. Vaccines are produced using the patient's own whole tumor cells as the source of antigens, or using tumor-specific antigens, often recombinantly produced.
Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Health care institutions operated by private groups or corporations for a profit.
Proteins whose abnormal expression (gain or loss) are associated with the development, growth, or progression of NEOPLASMS. Some neoplasm proteins are tumor antigens (ANTIGENS, NEOPLASM), i.e. they induce an immune reaction to their tumor. Many neoplasm proteins have been characterized and are used as tumor markers (BIOMARKERS, TUMOR) when they are detectable in cells and body fluids as monitors for the presence or growth of tumors. Abnormal expression of ONCOGENE PROTEINS is involved in neoplastic transformation, whereas the loss of expression of TUMOR SUPPRESSOR PROTEINS is involved with the loss of growth control and progression of the neoplasm.
Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.
A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.
Areawide planning for health care institutions on the basis of projected consumer need.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Substances that inhibit or prevent the proliferation of NEOPLASMS.
Formal voluntary or governmental procedures and standards required of hospitals and health or other facilities to improve operating efficiency, and for the protection of the consumer.
The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.
The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially in the drug therapy of neoplasms. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.
Resistance or diminished response of a neoplasm to an antineoplastic agent in humans, animals, or cell or tissue cultures.
A carcinoma derived from stratified SQUAMOUS EPITHELIAL CELLS. It may also occur in sites where glandular or columnar epithelium is normally present. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm but is often wrongly used as a synonym for "cancer." (From Dorland, 27th ed)
The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.
A variation of the PCR technique in which cDNA is made from RNA via reverse transcription. The resultant cDNA is then amplified using standard PCR protocols.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
Tumors or cancer of the URINARY BLADDER.
A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. Through basic and clinical biomedical research and training, it conducts and supports research with the objective of cancer prevention, early stage identification and elimination. This Institute was established in 1937.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.
A cell line derived from cultured tumor cells.
The determination of the pattern of genes expressed at the level of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION, under specific circumstances or in a specific cell.
Cytoplasmic proteins that bind estrogens and migrate to the nucleus where they regulate DNA transcription. Evaluation of the state of estrogen receptors in breast cancer patients has become clinically important.
In vivo methods of screening investigative anticancer drugs, biologic response modifiers or radiotherapies. Human tumor tissue or cells are transplanted into mice or rats followed by tumor treatment regimens. A variety of outcomes are monitored to assess antitumor effectiveness.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Care over an extended period, usually for a chronic condition or disability, requiring periodic, intermittent, or continuous care.
Molecular products metabolized and secreted by neoplastic tissue and characterized biochemically in cells or body fluids. They are indicators of tumor stage and grade as well as useful for monitoring responses to treatment and predicting recurrence. Many chemical groups are represented including hormones, antigens, amino and nucleic acids, enzymes, polyamines, and specific cell membrane proteins and lipids.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
Persons who have experienced a prolonged survival after serious disease or who continue to live with a usually life-threatening condition as well as family members, significant others, or individuals surviving traumatic life events.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
A cell surface protein-tyrosine kinase receptor that is overexpressed in a variety of ADENOCARCINOMAS. It has extensive homology to and heterodimerizes with the EGF RECEPTOR, the ERBB-3 RECEPTOR, and the ERBB-4 RECEPTOR. Activation of the erbB-2 receptor occurs through heterodimer formation with a ligand-bound erbB receptor family member.
Tumors or cancer of the RECTUM.
Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.
The local recurrence of a neoplasm following treatment. It arises from microscopic cells of the original neoplasm that have escaped therapeutic intervention and later become clinically visible at the original site.
The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.
Identification of proteins or peptides that have been electrophoretically separated by blot transferring from the electrophoresis gel to strips of nitrocellulose paper, followed by labeling with antibody probes.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Experimental transplantation of neoplasms in laboratory animals for research purposes.
Period after successful treatment in which there is no appearance of the symptoms or effects of the disease.
A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
DNA present in neoplastic tissue.
Radiographic examination of the breast.
Cell changes manifested by escape from control mechanisms, increased growth potential, alterations in the cell surface, karyotypic abnormalities, morphological and biochemical deviations from the norm, and other attributes conferring the ability to invade, metastasize, and kill.
Tumors or cancer of ENDOMETRIUM, the mucous lining of the UTERUS. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. Their classification and grading are based on the various cell types and the percent of undifferentiated cells.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
Small double-stranded, non-protein coding RNAs (21-31 nucleotides) involved in GENE SILENCING functions, especially RNA INTERFERENCE (RNAi). Endogenously, siRNAs are generated from dsRNAs (RNA, DOUBLE-STRANDED) by the same ribonuclease, Dicer, that generates miRNAs (MICRORNAS). The perfect match of the siRNAs' antisense strand to their target RNAs mediates RNAi by siRNA-guided RNA cleavage. siRNAs fall into different classes including trans-acting siRNA (tasiRNA), repeat-associated RNA (rasiRNA), small-scan RNA (scnRNA), and Piwi protein-interacting RNA (piRNA) and have different specific gene silencing functions.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Addition of methyl groups to DNA. DNA methyltransferases (DNA methylases) perform this reaction using S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE as the methyl group donor.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
The clear, watery fluid which fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye. It has a refractive index lower than the crystalline lens, which it surrounds, and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea and the crystalline lens. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p319)
Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.
The span of viability of a cell characterized by the capacity to perform certain functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, some form of responsiveness, and adaptability.
Facilities provided for human excretion, often with accompanying handwashing facilities.
Nuclear phosphoprotein encoded by the p53 gene (GENES, P53) whose normal function is to control CELL PROLIFERATION and APOPTOSIS. A mutant or absent p53 protein has been found in LEUKEMIA; OSTEOSARCOMA; LUNG CANCER; and COLORECTAL CANCER.
Tumors or cancer of the ESOPHAGUS.
A pyrimidine analog that is an antineoplastic antimetabolite. It interferes with DNA synthesis by blocking the THYMIDYLATE SYNTHETASE conversion of deoxyuridylic acid to thymidylic acid.
Areas designated for use by the armed forces personnel.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
One of the SELECTIVE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS with tissue-specific activities. Tamoxifen acts as an anti-estrogen (inhibiting agent) in the mammary tissue, but as an estrogen (stimulating agent) in cholesterol metabolism, bone density, and cell proliferation in the ENDOMETRIUM.
Transplantation between animals of different species.
Highly proliferative, self-renewing, and colony-forming stem cells which give rise to NEOPLASMS.
A nonparametric method of compiling LIFE TABLES or survival tables. It combines calculated probabilities of survival and estimates to allow for observations occurring beyond a measurement threshold, which are assumed to occur randomly. Time intervals are defined as ending each time an event occurs and are therefore unequal. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1995)
An inorganic and water-soluble platinum complex. After undergoing hydrolysis, it reacts with DNA to produce both intra and interstrand crosslinks. These crosslinks appear to impair replication and transcription of DNA. The cytotoxicity of cisplatin correlates with cellular arrest in the G2 phase of the cell cycle.
Specific proteins found in or on cells of progesterone target tissues that specifically combine with progesterone. The cytosol progesterone-receptor complex then associates with the nucleic acids to initiate protein synthesis. There are two kinds of progesterone receptors, A and B. Both are induced by estrogen and have short half-lives.
Agents obtained from higher plants that have demonstrable cytostatic or antineoplastic activity.
Hybridization of a nucleic acid sample to a very large set of OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES, which have been attached individually in columns and rows to a solid support, to determine a BASE SEQUENCE, or to detect variations in a gene sequence, GENE EXPRESSION, or for GENE MAPPING.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The movement of cells from one location to another. Distinguish from CYTOKINESIS which is the process of dividing the CYTOPLASM of a cell.
A tumor suppressor gene (GENES, TUMOR SUPPRESSOR) located on human CHROMOSOME 17 at locus 17q21. Mutations of this gene are associated with the formation of HEREDITARY BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER SYNDROME. It encodes a large nuclear protein that is a component of DNA repair pathways.
Antineoplastic agents that are used to treat hormone-sensitive tumors. Hormone-sensitive tumors may be hormone-dependent, hormone-responsive, or both. A hormone-dependent tumor regresses on removal of the hormonal stimulus, by surgery or pharmacological block. Hormone-responsive tumors may regress when pharmacologic amounts of hormones are administered regardless of whether previous signs of hormone sensitivity were observed. The major hormone-responsive cancers include carcinomas of the breast, prostate, and endometrium; lymphomas; and certain leukemias. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual 1994, p2079)
A negative regulatory effect on physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, or systemic level. At the molecular level, the major regulatory sites include membrane receptors, genes (GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION), mRNAs (RNA, MESSENGER), and proteins.
Proteins, glycoprotein, or lipoprotein moieties on surfaces of tumor cells that are usually identified by monoclonal antibodies. Many of these are of either embryonic or viral origin.
A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)
In humans, one of the paired regions in the anterior portion of the THORAX. The breasts consist of the MAMMARY GLANDS, the SKIN, the MUSCLES, the ADIPOSE TISSUE, and the CONNECTIVE TISSUES.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Tumors or cancer of the LIVER.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.
A malignant epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.
The total amount (cell number, weight, size or volume) of tumor cells or tissue in the body.
Methods of investigating the effectiveness of anticancer cytotoxic drugs and biologic inhibitors. These include in vitro cell-kill models and cytostatic dye exclusion tests as well as in vivo measurement of tumor growth parameters in laboratory animals.
Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.
The fission of a CELL. It includes CYTOKINESIS, when the CYTOPLASM of a cell is divided, and CELL NUCLEUS DIVISION.
Agents that reduce the frequency or rate of spontaneous or induced tumors independently of the mechanism involved.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Tumors, cancer or other neoplasms produced by exposure to ionizing or non-ionizing radiation.
Tumors or cancer of the MOUTH.
A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.
Certain tumors that 1, arise in organs that are normally dependent on specific hormones and 2, are stimulated or caused to regress by manipulation of the endocrine environment.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The regular and simultaneous occurrence in a single interbreeding population of two or more discontinuous genotypes. The concept includes differences in genotypes ranging in size from a single nucleotide site (POLYMORPHISM, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE) to large nucleotide sequences visible at a chromosomal level.
The complex series of phenomena, occurring between the end of one CELL DIVISION and the end of the next, by which cellular material is duplicated and then divided between two daughter cells. The cell cycle includes INTERPHASE, which includes G0 PHASE; G1 PHASE; S PHASE; and G2 PHASE, and CELL DIVISION PHASE.
Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
Treatments with drugs which interact with or block synthesis of specific cellular components characteristic of the individual's disease in order to stop or interrupt the specific biochemical dysfunction involved in progression of the disease.
An anaplastic, highly malignant, and usually bronchogenic carcinoma composed of small ovoid cells with scanty neoplasm. It is characterized by a dominant, deeply basophilic nucleus, and absent or indistinct nucleoli. (From Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1286-7)
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
A cyclodecane isolated from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, TAXUS BREVIFOLIA. It stabilizes MICROTUBULES in their polymerized form leading to cell death.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
All of the processes involved in increasing CELL NUMBER including CELL DIVISION.
Processes required for CELL ENLARGEMENT and CELL PROLIFERATION.
One of the mechanisms by which CELL DEATH occurs (compare with NECROSIS and AUTOPHAGOCYTOSIS). Apoptosis is the mechanism responsible for the physiological deletion of cells and appears to be intrinsically programmed. It is characterized by distinctive morphologic changes in the nucleus and cytoplasm, chromatin cleavage at regularly spaced sites, and the endonucleolytic cleavage of genomic DNA; (DNA FRAGMENTATION); at internucleosomal sites. This mode of cell death serves as a balance to mitosis in regulating the size of animal tissues and in mediating pathologic processes associated with tumor growth.
DNA sequences which are recognized (directly or indirectly) and bound by a DNA-dependent RNA polymerase during the initiation of transcription. Highly conserved sequences within the promoter include the Pribnow box in bacteria and the TATA BOX in eukaryotes.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.
Tumors or cancer located in bone tissue or specific BONES.
A cell surface receptor involved in regulation of cell growth and differentiation. It is specific for EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR and EGF-related peptides including TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR ALPHA; AMPHIREGULIN; and HEPARIN-BINDING EGF-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR. The binding of ligand to the receptor causes activation of its intrinsic tyrosine kinase activity and rapid internalization of the receptor-ligand complex into the cell.
The use of IONIZING RADIATION to treat malignant NEOPLASMS and some benign conditions.
Abnormal growths of tissue that follow a previous neoplasm but are not metastases of the latter. The second neoplasm may have the same or different histological type and can occur in the same or different organs as the previous neoplasm but in all cases arises from an independent oncogenic event. The development of the second neoplasm may or may not be related to the treatment for the previous neoplasm since genetic risk or predisposing factors may actually be the cause.
Small double-stranded, non-protein coding RNAs, 21-25 nucleotides in length generated from single-stranded microRNA gene transcripts by the same RIBONUCLEASE III, Dicer, that produces small interfering RNAs (RNA, SMALL INTERFERING). They become part of the RNA-INDUCED SILENCING COMPLEX and repress the translation (TRANSLATION, GENETIC) of target RNA by binding to homologous 3'UTR region as an imperfect match. The small temporal RNAs (stRNAs), let-7 and lin-4, from C. elegans, are the first 2 miRNAs discovered, and are from a class of miRNAs involved in developmental timing.
The uptake of naked or purified DNA by CELLS, usually meaning the process as it occurs in eukaryotic cells. It is analogous to bacterial transformation (TRANSFORMATION, BACTERIAL) and both are routinely employed in GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
A gland in males that surrounds the neck of the URINARY BLADDER and the URETHRA. It secretes a substance that liquefies coagulated semen. It is situated in the pelvic cavity behind the lower part of the PUBIC SYMPHYSIS, above the deep layer of the triangular ligament, and rests upon the RECTUM.
Neoplasms composed of glandular tissue, an aggregation of epithelial cells that elaborate secretions, and of any type of epithelium itself. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the various glands or in epithelial tissue.
A gene silencing phenomenon whereby specific dsRNAs (RNA, DOUBLE-STRANDED) trigger the degradation of homologous mRNA (RNA, MESSENGER). The specific dsRNAs are processed into SMALL INTERFERING RNA (siRNA) which serves as a guide for cleavage of the homologous mRNA in the RNA-INDUCED SILENCING COMPLEX. DNA METHYLATION may also be triggered during this process.
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
A pathologic process consisting of the proliferation of blood vessels in abnormal tissues or in abnormal positions.
Proteins that are normally involved in holding cellular growth in check. Deficiencies or abnormalities in these proteins may lead to unregulated cell growth and tumor development.
A positive regulatory effect on physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, or systemic level. At the molecular level, the major regulatory sites include membrane receptors, genes (GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION), mRNAs (RNA, MESSENGER), and proteins.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Interruption or suppression of the expression of a gene at transcriptional or translational levels.
Institutions which provide health-related care and services to individuals who do not require the degree of care which hospitals or skilled nursing facilities provide, but because of their physical or mental condition require care and services above the level of room and board.
Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.
Genes that inhibit expression of the tumorigenic phenotype. They are normally involved in holding cellular growth in check. When tumor suppressor genes are inactivated or lost, a barrier to normal proliferation is removed and unregulated growth is possible.
Cells grown in vitro from neoplastic tissue. If they can be established as a TUMOR CELL LINE, they can be propagated in cell culture indefinitely.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Tumor or cancer of the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
A porelike structure surrounding the entire circumference of the anterior chamber through which aqueous humor circulates to the canal of Schlemm.
Any detectable and heritable alteration in the lineage of germ cells. Mutations in these cells (i.e., "generative" cells ancestral to the gametes) are transmitted to progeny while those in somatic cells are not.
Pathological processes that tend eventually to become malignant. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Genes whose abnormal expression, or MUTATION are associated with the development, growth, or progression of NEOPLASMS.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the level of CELL DIFFERENTIATION in neoplasms as increasing ANAPLASIA correlates with the aggressiveness of the neoplasm.
Mice homozygous for the mutant autosomal recessive gene "scid" which is located on the centromeric end of chromosome 16. These mice lack mature, functional lymphocytes and are thus highly susceptible to lethal opportunistic infections if not chronically treated with antibiotics. The lack of B- and T-cell immunity resembles severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) syndrome in human infants. SCID mice are useful as animal models since they are receptive to implantation of a human immune system producing SCID-human (SCID-hu) hematochimeric mice.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
The simultaneous analysis of multiple samples of TISSUES or CELLS from BIOPSY or in vitro culture that have been arranged in an array format on slides or microchips.
Tumors or cancer of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, from the MOUTH to the ANAL CANAL.
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Antimetabolites that are useful in cancer chemotherapy.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Tumor suppressor genes located on the short arm of human chromosome 17 and coding for the phosphoprotein p53.
Proteins, generally found in the CYTOPLASM, that specifically bind ANDROGENS and mediate their cellular actions. The complex of the androgen and receptor migrates to the CELL NUCLEUS where it induces transcription of specific segments of DNA.
The physiological period following the MENOPAUSE, the permanent cessation of the menstrual life.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A group of diterpenoid CYCLODECANES named for the taxanes that were discovered in the TAXUS tree. The action on MICROTUBULES has made some of them useful as ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
Human COLORECTAL CARCINOMA cell line.
Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.
An estrogen responsive cell line derived from a patient with metastatic human breast ADENOCARCINOMA (at the Michigan Cancer Foundation.)
Tumors or cancer of the THYROID GLAND.
RNA present in neoplastic tissue.
Proteins which bind to DNA. The family includes proteins which bind to both double- and single-stranded DNA and also includes specific DNA binding proteins in serum which can be used as markers for malignant diseases.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
Technique using an instrument system for making, processing, and displaying one or more measurements on individual cells obtained from a cell suspension. Cells are usually stained with one or more fluorescent dyes specific to cell components of interest, e.g., DNA, and fluorescence of each cell is measured as it rapidly transverses the excitation beam (laser or mercury arc lamp). Fluorescence provides a quantitative measure of various biochemical and biophysical properties of the cell, as well as a basis for cell sorting. Other measurable optical parameters include light absorption and light scattering, the latter being applicable to the measurement of cell size, shape, density, granularity, and stain uptake.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
The phenotypic manifestation of a gene or genes by the processes of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION and GENETIC TRANSLATION.
Immunologic techniques based on the use of: (1) enzyme-antibody conjugates; (2) enzyme-antigen conjugates; (3) antienzyme antibody followed by its homologous enzyme; or (4) enzyme-antienzyme complexes. These are used histologically for visualizing or labeling tissue specimens.
The artificial induction of GENE SILENCING by the use of RNA INTERFERENCE to reduce the expression of a specific gene. It includes the use of DOUBLE-STRANDED RNA, such as SMALL INTERFERING RNA and RNA containing HAIRPIN LOOP SEQUENCE, and ANTI-SENSE OLIGONUCLEOTIDES.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.

Chronic myelogenous leukemia--progress at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center over the past two decades and future directions: first Emil J Freireich Award Lecture. (1/430)

The purpose of this study was to review the progress in clinical and translational research in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) over the past 20 years at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The CML database updating the clinical and basic research investigations was reviewed as the source of this report. Publications resulting from these investigations were summarized. The long-term results with intensive chemotherapy, IFN-alpha therapy alone or in combination, autologous stem cell transplantation, and new agents such as homoharringtonine and decitabine showed encouraging results. Biological studies related to the BCR-ABL molecular abnormality, other molecular events, and the detection of minimal residual disease were detailed. Future strategies with potential promise in CML were outlined. Significant progress in understanding CML biology and in treating patients afflicted with the disease has occurred. Several therapeutic and research tools are currently investigated, which should hopefully improve further the prognosis of patients with CML.  (+info)

Initial experience with sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer at the National Cancer Center Hospital East. (2/430)

BACKGROUND: Axillary lymph node dissection is an important procedure in the surgical treatment of breast cancer. Axillary lymph node dissection is still performed in over half of breast cancer patients having histologically negative nodes, regardless of the morbidity in terms of axillary pain, numbness and lymphedema. The first regional lymph nodes draining a primary tumor are the sentinel lymph nodes. Sentinel node biopsy is a promising surgical technique for predicting histological findings in the remaining axillary lymph nodes, especially in patients with clinically node-negative breast cancer, and a worldwide feasibility study is currently in progress. METHODS: Intraoperative lymphatic mapping and sentinel node biopsy were performed in the axilla by subcutaneous injection of blue dye (indigocarmine) in 88 cases of stage 0-IIIB breast cancer. Sentinel lymph nodes were identified by detecting blue-staining lymph nodes or dye-filled lymphatic tracts after total or partial mastectomy. Finally, axillary lymph node dissection was performed up to Levels I and II or more. RESULTS: Sentinel lymph nodes were successfully identified in 65 of the 88 cases (74%). In the final histological examination, the sentinel lymph nodes in 40 cases were negative, including four cases with non-sentinel-node-positive breast cancer (specificity, 100%; sensitivity, 86%). In nine (31%) of the 29 cases with histologically node-positive breast cancer, the sentinel lymph nodes were the only lymph nodes affected. Axillary lymph node status was accurately predicted in 61 (94%) of the 65 cases. CONCLUSIONS: Although it was the initial experience at the National Cancer Center Hospital East, sentinel node biopsy proved feasible and successful. This method may be a reasonable alternative to the standard axillary lymph node dissection in patients with early breast cancer.  (+info)

Impact of the treating institution on survival of patients with "poor-prognosis" metastatic nonseminoma. European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Genito-Urinary Tract Cancer Collaborative Group and the Medical Research Council Testicular Cancer Working Party. (3/430)

BACKGROUND: Because metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell cancer is a rare but treatable cancer, we have explored whether there is an association between the experience of the treating institution with this disease and the long-term clinical outcome of the patients, particularly patients with a poor prognosis. METHODS: We analyzed data on 380 patients treated in one of 49 institutions participating in the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer/ Medical Research Council randomized trial of four cycles of bleomycin-etoposide-cisplatin followed by two cycles of etoposide-cisplatin versus three cycles of bleomycin-vincristine-cisplatin followed by three cycles of etoposide-ifosfamide-cisplatin-bleomycin, both treatment regimens given with or without filgrastim (granulocyte colony-stimulating factor). Institutions were divided into four groups based on the total number of patients entered in the trial. The groups were compared by use of the Cox proportional hazards model stratified for treatment with filgrastim and for patient prognosis as defined by the International Germ Cell Consensus Classification Group. With the use of this classification, only 65 % of the patients had a poor prognosis. RESULTS: Patients treated in the 26 institutions that entered fewer than five patients into the trial had an overall survival that was statistically significantly worse (two-sided P = .010; hazard ratio = 1.85; 95% confidence interval = 1.16-3.03) than that of patients treated in the 23 institutions that entered five patients or more. Overall survival and failure-free survival were similar among institutions that entered at least five patients. The observed effect may be related to differences in adherence to the chemotherapy protocol and in the frequency and extent of surgery for residual masses, although only the differences in dose intensity achieved statistical significance. CONCLUSIONS: Patients treated in institutions that entered fewer than five patients into the trial appeared to have poorer survival than those treated in institutions that entered a larger number of patients with "poor-prognosis" nonseminoma.  (+info)

Incremental costs of enrolling cancer patients in clinical trials: a population-based study. (4/430)

BACKGROUND: Payment for care provided as part of clinical research has become less predictable as a result of managed care. Because little is known at present about how entry into cancer trials affects the cost of care for cancer patients, we conducted a matched case-control comparison of the incremental medical costs attributable to participation in cancer treatment trials. METHODS: Case patients were residents of Olmsted County, MN, who entered phase II or phase III cancer treatment trials at the Mayo Clinic from 1988 through 1994. Control patients were patients who did not enter trials but who were eligible on the basis of tumor registry matching and medical record review. Sixty-one matched pairs were followed for up to 5 years after the date of trial entry for case patients or from an equivalent date for control patients. Hospital, physician, and ancillary service costs were estimated from a population-based cost database developed at the Mayo Clinic. RESULTS: Trial enrollees incurred modestly (no more than 10%) higher costs over various follow-up periods. The mean cumulative 5-year cost in 1995 inflation-adjusted U.S. dollars among trial enrollees after adjustment for censoring was $46424 compared with $44 133 for control patients. After 1 year, trial enrollee costs were $24645 compared with $23 964 for control patients. CONCLUSIONS: This study suggests that cancer chemotherapy trials may not imply budget-breaking costs. Cancer itself is a high-cost illness. Clinical protocols may add relatively little to that cost.  (+info)

Influence of data display formats on physician investigators' decisions to stop clinical trials: prospective trial with repeated measures. (5/430)

OBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of the method of data display on physician investigators' decisions to stop hypothetical clinical trials for an unplanned statistical analysis. DESIGN: Prospective, mixed model design with variables between subjects and within subjects (repeated measures). SETTING: Comprehensive cancer centre. PARTICIPANTS: 34 physicians, stratified by academic rank, who were conducting clinical trials. INTERVENTIONS: PARTICIPANTS were shown tables, pie charts, bar graphs, and icon displays containing hypothetical data from a clinical trial and were asked to decide whether to continue the trial or stop for an unplanned statistical analysis. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: Percentage of accurate decisions with each type of display. RESULTS: Accuracy of decisions was affected by the type of data display and positive or negative framing of the data. More correct decisions were made with icon displays than with tables, pie charts, and bar graphs (82% v 68%, 56%, and 43%, respectively; P=0.03) and when data were negatively framed rather than positively framed in tables (93% v 47%; P=0.004). CONCLUSIONS: Clinical investigators' decisions can be affected by factors unrelated to the actual data. In the design of clinical trials information systems, careful consideration should be given to the method by which data are framed and displayed in order to reduce the impact of these extraneous factors.  (+info)

An audit of primary surgical treatment for women with ovarian cancer referred to a cancer centre. (6/430)

Ovarian cancer is the commonest cause of gynaecological cancer death in the UK, and guidelines for initial surgery and staging of this disease are widely available. We report a retrospective audit of the surgical management of patients with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer referred to the Christie Cancer Centre in Manchester in 1996. The aim was to assess compliance with surgical guidelines. The authors found that the majority of patients (92%) presented via an outpatient clinic and for these individuals surgery was therefore elective. This mode of presentation should allow management by a small number of dedicated gynaecologists at each hospital, but up to seven consultants in each hospital performed surgery on a relatively small number of patients. Furthermore, less than half the patients underwent the recommended surgical procedure. Although some patients may have 'inoperable' disease, these data suggest that a greater compliance with national and international guidelines are required to provide an optimal level of care.  (+info)

A comprehensive assessment of satisfaction with care: preliminary psychometric analysis in an oncology institute in Italy. (7/430)

BACKGROUND: Little is known about patients' perception of the quality of the care they receive in oncology hospitals. We developed a 61-item comprehensive assessment of satisfaction with care (CASC) to evaluate the competence of hospital physicians and nurses, as well as aspects of care organisation and hospital environment. The aims of this study were to define the structure of the CASC and assess the internal consistency and convergent and discriminant validity of its scales. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Three hundred ninety-five consecutive cancer patients discharged from an oncology institute in Italy were asked to complete the CASC at home and return it in a self-addressed envelope. RESULTS: Two percent of the patients refused to participate and 25% failed to return the questionnaire. Separate factor analyses of the CASC sub-scales disclosed the perceived extent of doctors' and nurses' availability, coordination, human quality, technical competence, provision of psychosocial care and information, as well as the patients' general satisfaction, perception of the organisation of their care, access and comfort. Multi-trait scaling analysis was carried out on item-grouping resulting from factor analyses. High levels of internal consistency and convergent validity were obtained but discriminant validity could be improved. CONCLUSIONS: Results of present psychometric testing of the CASC forecast adequate properties. This will be confirmed by repeating these analyses in a cross-cultural setting.  (+info)

Molecular characterization of a nosocomial outbreak of human respiratory syncytial virus on an adult leukemia/lymphoma ward. (8/430)

Although nosocomial transmission of human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV) and its effect on morbidity and mortality among immunocompromised adults are well recognized, few studies have applied molecular techniques to differentiate nosocomial from community-acquired infections. Between January and April 1997, an outbreak of HRSV occurred among adult patients in a leukemia/lymphoma ward. Among 45 hospitalized patients undergoing bronchoscopy for investigation of acute respiratory illness, 8 were identified with HRSV infection. One infected patient developed symptoms before admission and was thought to be the index case. However, subsequent sequencing of 7 HRSV isolates identified 2 distinct genotypes, GA5 (1 case) and GB3 (6 cases). The 6 GB3 isolates could be further differentiated into 2 strains with identical nucleotide sequences that differed from each other and from 14 community HRSV isolates. Instead of a single nosocomial outbreak of HRSV, multiple introductions of HRSV likely occurred with distinct lines of nosocomial transmission.  (+info)

While he has put most of the fear and uncertainty behind him, Mike has not forgotten the compassion that kept him strong.. I think my wife and son really helped a lot, he says. My son is a kinesiology grad and very knowledgeable. He came along to every appointment and even gave the doctor a hard time.. He took such a thoughtful interest in my health. He lives in Calgary and we live in Canmore. He and his wife came out here and lived with us for a while. It means a lot. He just showed how much he cared and hes not a very vocal guy but his actions spoke a lot.. Mike has seen a lot of kindness from the tightknit staff at the Bow Valley Community Cancer Centre in Canmore where he has received a lot of his treatment and where he goes every two weeks for injections.. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the volunteers at the Bow Valley Community Cancer Centre found new ways of offering patients something practical with a gesture of compassion and support. Instead of making quilts they ...
The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state.
The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state.
1 From Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; Stanford Cancer Institute; UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine; The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute; Fox Chase Cancer Center; Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah; Mayo Clinic Cancer Center; Roswell Park Cancer Institute; University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center; Duke Cancer Institute; Consultant; Dana-Farber/Brigham and Womens Cancer Center; Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center; City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; University of Colorado Cancer Center; Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center; UC San Diego Moores ...
The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state.
Fox Chase Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center research facility and hospital located in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The main facilities of the center are located on property adjoining Burholme Park. The center is part of the Temple University Health System (TUHS) and specializes in the treatment and prevention of cancer. The center was formed in 1974 by the merger of the American Oncologic Hospital, which was founded in 1904 as the first cancer hospital in the United States, and the Institute for Cancer Research, founded in 1927. The center was an independent, non-profit institution until it became part of TUHS July 1, 2012. Today it has almost 2,400 employees and an operating budget of $300 million. Research is conducted in more than 80 laboratories by a staff of more than 325 physicians and scientists who hold medical degrees, Ph.D.s or both. Fox Chases 100-bed hospital is one of the few facilities in the ...
WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, will host Lymphoma Treatment Today and the Research Outlook for Tomorrow, a free educational event in collaboration with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®.. WHAT: The free educational event will feature Moffitt experts discussing the latest recommendations for treatment and promising research outlooks for Lymphoma. Attendees will have an opportunity ask questions during several breakout sessions.. WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.. WHERE: Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Stabile Research Building, Tampa, Fla. 33612. CONTACT: Pre-registration is required. Please call 813-963-6461, ext. 1798.. About Moffitt Cancer Center. Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitts excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer ...
Birrer comes to UAB from Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is director of Medical Gynecologic Oncology and director of the Gynecologic Cancer Research Program at the Gillette Cancer Center. He also serves as the leader of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center program in gynecologic cancers and is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.. Birrer will succeed Edward E. Partridge, M.D., the Evalina B. Spencer Chair in Oncology, who is retiring from UAB after a remarkable 48-year career, including 10 years as director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Birrer will join UAB on Aug. 1.. Mike Birrer is an outstanding physician-scientist who balances a vision of transformation and leadership, said Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine. He understands drivers for excellence in clinical care and has a vision for growing precision medicine in cancer care, as well as a well-established commitment to fundamental scientific ...
The Thoracic Surgery Department at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center offers a concentrated exposure to thoracic oncologic surgery at an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. The fellowship focuses on all aspects of thoracic oncology from diagnosis to staging to interdisciplinary treatment of lung cancer, esophageal cancer, chest wall masses, mediastinal masses and malignant pleural disease. On a routine basis, the post-AGCME clinical fellow is exposed to:
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Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD, Arthur and Marian Edelstein Professor of Medicine, was appointed director of the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center in April 2004. Dr. Le Beau is particularly well qualified to enhance translational and interdisciplinary research at the Comprehensive Cancer Center, in view of her impressive record of converting fundamental laboratory findings into highly relevant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hematological malignant diseases.. Dr. Le Beau received her PhD in pathology and genetics in 1981 at the University of Illinois. She subsequently obtained post-doctoral training at The University of Chicago Medicine under the mentorship of Janet D. Rowley, MD, DSc, the Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine, and was appointed to the faculty in 1986, rising to tenured professor in 1997. In her capacity as director of the Cancer Cytogenetics Laboratory, Dr. Le Beau directs a cancer diagnostics laboratory, which ...
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Dr. Chiung-Yu Huang is Professor of Biostatistics at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). She is a Member of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and an Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is recognized for her novel methodology research in survival analysis, competing risks analysis, recurrent event analysis, outcome-dependent sampling, and design and evaluation of vaccine efficacy trials. Dr. Huangs recent methodology contributions include (1) methods for combining information from external large databases, such as disease registries, to improve efficiency in the analysis of relatively small-scale studies that collect more detailed patient-level information. The importance of such methods has been recognized as we have now entered the big bata era; (2) methods to better model, estimate, and predict the risk of recurrent events to ...
Background: Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitors disrupt angiogenesis and slow tumor growth but have a clinically significant side effect of hypertension. Between 9-59% of patients may develop hypertension induced VEGF inhibitors. Medication labeling for VEGF inhibitors recommend standard pharmacologic treatment of hypertension, interruption of chemotherapy, or discontinuation during hypertensive crisis. Actively controlling patients blood pressure allows them to receive the optimal dose of antineoplastic agent without the complication of hypertension. The purpose of this study is to evaluate an institutions practices of monitoring, identifying, and treating patients VEGF inhibitor induced hypertension. Methods: This retrospective, single-center, chart review assessed patients blood pressure measurements who received bevacizumab, ramucirumab, sorafenib, regorafenib, sunitinib, or pazopanib. Patients were excluded if they were less than 18, received VEGF inhibitors for ...
Men with advanced prostate cancer can now receive a new innovative treatment in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Regional Cancer Center. SBL is the only cancer center in the region to offer Xofigo® , a new type of targeted radiation therapy.. In May, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xofigo® (radium 223 dichloride) to treat men with symptomatic late-stage (metastatic) castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to bones, but not to other organs. It is intended for men whose cancer has spread after receiving medical or surgical therapy to lower testosterone.. Xofigo® is an important new treatment added to our robust nuclear therapeutics program, said Abdur R Shakir, MD, SBL Regional Cancer Center Medical Director. While we provide the people of East Central Illinois with leading-edge treatments for a broad range of cancers, we are proud to play a significant role in the development and delivery of important new breakthrough treatments as part of the Regional Cancer ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Clinical utility of circulating tumor DNA for molecular assessment in pancreatic cancer. AU - Takai, Erina. AU - Totoki, Yasushi. AU - Nakamura, Hiromi. AU - Morizane, Chigusa. AU - Nara, Satoshi. AU - Hama, Natsuko. AU - Suzuki, Masami. AU - Furukawa, Eisaku. AU - Kato, Mamoru. AU - Hayashi, Hideyuki. AU - Kohno, Takashi. AU - Ueno, Hideki. AU - Shimada, Kazuaki. AU - Okusaka, Takuji. AU - Nakagama, Hitoshi. AU - Shibata, Tatsuhiro. AU - Yachida, Shinichi. N1 - Funding Information: We thank Dr Koh Furuta (National Cancer Center Hospital) and Ms Kaho Minoura (Agilent Technologies) for technical advice, Ms Shoko Ohashi and Ms Keiko Igarashi (National Cancer Center Research Institute) for technical assistance and Ms Hiroko Hosoi (National Cancer Center Hospital) for clinical contributions. This work was supported by grants from the following: the National Cancer Center Research and Development Fund (25-A-3 to S.Y.; 26-A-5 to T.S.); the Takeda Science Foundation (S.Y.); Grants-in ...
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University isan NCI-designated, university-based, matrix cancer center conducting a broadrange of multidisciplinary clinical, laboratory and population scienceresearch. The Cancer Center integrates the expertise and resources of theMedical School (Chicago Campus) and its five affiliated hospitals along withthose of departments located on the University?s Evanston Campus. Establishedin 1974, the Cancer Center functions as a full organizational unit with thestatus of a department of the Medical School. Since its inception, the CancerCenter has been dedicated to the process of discovery, advancing medicalknowledge and providing compassionate, state-of-the-art cancer care, asreflected in the following goals: 1. To conduct and support cancer researchand to integrate cancer-related research throughout the University 2. Tocoordinate and integrate cancer-related activities of the University ...
Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in support of recently revised recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).. According to the CDC, incidence rates of HPV-associated cancers have continued to rise, with approximately 39,000 new HPV-associated cancers now diagnosed each year in the United States. Although HPV vaccines can prevent the majority of cervical, anal, oropharyngeal (middle throat) and other genital cancers, vaccination rates remain low across the U.S., with just 41.9 percent of girls and 28.1 percent of boys completing the recommend vaccine series.. The new guidelines from the CDC recommend that children aged 11 to 12 should receive two doses of the HPV vaccine at least six months apart. Adolescents and young adults older than 15 ...
Marnie Livingston, Tammy Welden and Abbey DeGraffenreid. Posted May 8, 2013. Marnie Livingston is grateful that her breast cancer was caught early and treated successfully. Tammy Welden is appreciative for her sons renewed health after an accident left him near death. Abbey DeGraffenreid is thankful that she no longer has signs of lymphoma. And Terri Wolf is glad for her secure job as an oncology nurse.. They are among a growing number of UC Davis Health System employees who invest in community health by supporting the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.. Livingston, an executive assistant, is donating $5,000 to the cancer centers expansion project to honor her surgical oncologist, James Goodnight.. I am donating because I want to make sure that other people can get the kind of care that I received, says Livingston.. Abbey DeGraffenreid, who works in perioperative services, is donating $5,000 to honor Goodnight, $2,500 to name an infusion chair and $2,500 to lymphoma research.. I hope to ...
A listing of the available patient education materials covering pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cysts and other diseases of the pancreas developed by the Pancreatic Cancer Clinic at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Centers leadership, program directors, communications and development staff, and N.C. Cancer Hospital administration
The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa is home to a lung cancer clinic where mesothelioma and other lung diseases are treated.
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center will host a Tweet chat to discuss the latest approaches to lung cancer treatment on Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. in recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Twitter users are invited to log in and join the conversation about new medical, surgical and radiation oncology approaches to the disease from cancer center experts. To join, follow #UCDcancerchat.
The mission of the Comprehensive Cancer Center is to elucidate the determinants of cancer, to develop cures for cancer and to prevent cancer through innovation and collaboration.. Members are expected to contribute to this overriding objective through a broad range of clinical and research activities including:. ...
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is an NCI-designated, university based, matrix cancer center conducting a broad range...
Case Western Reserve University Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is a top cancer clinic where leading mesothelioma doctors employ the latest treatment methods to help cancer patients.
The expansion of knowledge in the area of cancer biology which has taken place over the last 40 years has profoundly influenced clinical cancer research and made high-quality multidisciplinary cancer care imperative. In the United States, Comprehensive Cancer Centres (CCCs) have existed for a long time. To enhance their effectiveness and quality, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has developed an accreditation methodology for CCCs [1]. NCI-designated CCCs are characterised by innovative high-quality cancer research covering the complete trajectory-from basic to clinical research, as well as dissemination of acquired knowledge.. ...
This training program is available to allied health care professionals and medical staff. It provides candidates with the appropriate training to fully operate a functional scientific oncology core facility at their home institution or hospital. The training will be provided at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center under the supervision of a core director and appropriate Roswell Park staff.
To advance knowledge, identify the most effective care and help future patients, the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center maintains an active clinical trials program and maintains a listing of the clinical trials that are currently available.. If you have questions about whether a clinical trial is an option for you, please contact Barbara Payne, RN, OCN, CCRP, Clinical Research Supervisor. For more information about Pediatric Clinical Trials, please contact Teresa Giles at 304.399.6653.. ...
UCLA scientists have unlocked an important mechanism that allows chemotherapy-carrying nanoparticles-extremely small objects between 1 and 100 nanometers (a billionth of a meter)-to directly access pancreatic cancer tumors, thereby improving the ability to kill cancer cells and hence leading to more effective treatment outcome of the disease. The researchers also confirmed the key role of a peptide (an extremely small protein) in regulating vascular access of the nanoparticle to the cancer site.. The discovery is the result of a two-year study co-led by Drs. Huan Meng and André Nel, members of UCLAs Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UCLA California NanoSystems Institute. The findings are important as they demonstrate how the delivery of chemotherapy to pancreatic cancer can be improved significantly through the use of smart-designed nanoparticle features.. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is generally a fatal disease, with a five-year survival rate of less than 6 percent. The ...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - John Boggess, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, was honored with a Health Care Heroes Award by the Triangle Business Journal. His Health Care Innovator/Researcher Award was given in recognition of his pioneering work with robotic surgery for gynecologic cancers. Boggess is a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.. Due in large part to his training of other surgeons, robotic surgery is now the number one treatment for gynecologic cancer in the US, according to an executive with Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Boggess has presented the surgical techniques at national and international meetings and has hosted training visits to UNC for over 400 gynecologic oncology specialists.. The greatest significance of Boggess efforts is the impact robotic-assisted surgery has for patients. He has published reports in professional journals demonstrating that robotic-assisted surgery decreases complications, blood loss, pain and recovery time without compromising ...
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center is conducting hundreds of clinical trials to improve care for many types of conditions.. Use the tool below to find our clinical trials that are currently enrolling new patients. Each listing explains the purpose of the trial, links to the investigators biography, the trials eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.. ...
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center is conducting hundreds of clinical trials to improve care for many types of conditions.. Use the tool below to find our clinical trials that are currently enrolling new patients. Each listing explains the purpose of the trial, links to the investigators biography, the trials eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.. ...
Andrew SloanA new paper in the October issue of the journal Neurosurgical Focus finds the use of laser beneficial for the removal of large, inoperable glioblastoma (GBM) and other types of brain tumors. The paper is authored by Andrew Sloan, MD, and colleagues from University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Wright J, et al. Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Oct; view video abstract).. Dr. Sloan and other investigators at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center led the first in human trials, published in 2013, of a procedure with laser interstitial thermotherapy (LITT), a minimally invasive approach using a laser to cook a tumor through a tiny hole in the scalp and bone and the intra-operative MRI (iMRI) to fine tune the treatment rather than the surgeons direct vision.. However, one problem that he and other surgeons faced was tumor swelling. While LITT was successful for brain tumors smaller than the size of a ...
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is a nonprofit cancer treatment and research center located in Tampa, Florida. Established in 1981 by the Florida Legislature, the hospital opened in October 1986, on the University of South Florida campus. Moffitt is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Moffitt Cancer Center as the No. 9 cancer hospital in the nation. Funding for construction of the initial $70 million facility came primarily from the state of Floridas cigarette tax, while the momentum to create the center came from a cadre of legislators, physicians, educators, and business leaders who envisioned a new dimension of cancer care and research in Florida. In late 1978, H. Lee Moffitt, a Florida State Representative, recognized the need for a comprehensive cancer center within the state after several friends died from cancer. An excellent negotiator, Moffitt put his plan into motion by ...
The following piece was written by Dr. Susan A. Flocke, Director of the Behavioral Measurement Core Facility and co-Leader of the Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Research Program of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is also Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics at CWRU.. The Presidents Cancer Panel monitors progress of the National Cancer Program, identifies topics of high importance to the nation, and recommends action to address identified issues. Earlier this month, the Panel highlighted human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines as an effective but under-used intervention to prevent cancers1.. Letters from the Panel were sent to multiple stakeholder organizations and to the President of the United States urging action to increase the uptake of HPV vaccination, especially in adolescents. The primary message of the calls to action is that HPV vaccination is cancer prevention and that the HPV vaccination is safe, effective, and especially important ...
The staff physicians attend outpatient services for thoracic diseases, and the department has approximately 60 beds in the hospital. Inpatient care is carried out by five teams. Each team consists of one staff physician and one or two residents and/ or trainee doctors. Protocol and case conferences are scheduled every Monday morning and afternoon, respectively. The journal club is scheduled on Thursday mornings.. A total of 413 new patients were admitted in 2015, and the backgrounds and initial treatments of these patients are shown in tables 1 and 2. The initial treatments were chemotherapy in 230, adjuvant chemotherapy after surgery in 44, chemoradiotherapy in 62, curative radiotherapy in 5, and supportive care including palliative radiotherapy in 49. Survival of lung cancer patients treated in 2006-2010 in our department is shown in Table 3.. ...
As a part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center through Case Western Reserve University, UH Seidman Cancer Centers team of physician-scientists and clinical researchers are actively involved in more that 300 clinical trials that are studying and developing novel procedures, tests, tools and medications. Our physicians-scientists participate in trials using radiosurgery, photo dynamic therapy and minimally invasive surgery to advance local-regional therapies for cancer. Our leadership position in research provides direct benefits through new treatment options and improved quality of life. UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University, is also one of seven cancer centers in the country to have access to a pipeline of new drugs through the National Cancer Institute, offering patients newer and better treatment options. We continue to participate in early development of FDA-approved drugs for all ...
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Born in India, Daud spent his childhood in India and Dubai. He earned a medical degree in Nagpur, India, before coming to the United States in 1987 to pursue a research career.. Daud is now at UCSF, where he is a clinical professor in hematology/oncology and director of Melanoma Clinical Research at UCSFs Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. He combines patient care and research as he tries to better understand and develop new treatments for melanoma.. Dauds first stop in the U.S. was the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where he focused on molecular biology. He also met a young physician-researcher, Pamela Munster, whom he later married and who now also practices medicine at the Diller center. Her dedication and focus on caring for patients convinced Daud to balance his career between research and direct patient care.. From Cleveland he went to a medical residency at Indiana University Medical Center, where he developed his passion for oncology and working with cancer patients. I think ...
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, has won an $11.5 million grant...
The University of Colorado Cancer Center is Colorados only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center -- one of only 41 in the nation.
The University of Colorado Cancer Center is Colorados only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center -- one of only 41 in the nation.
March 19, 2014 - Fort Washington, PA. FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - March 19, 2014) - On Friday, March 14, 2014, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) hosted its second roundtable of the NCCN 19th Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™, titled, The Affordable Care Act: Where are We Now? Clifford Goodman, PhD, The Lewin Group, moderated the discussion, which explored the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health care reform in the United States, its effect on the oncology landscape, and assessment of risk for providers, payers, and patients.. Dr. Goodman was joined by Christian G. Downs, JD, MHA, Association of Community Cancer Centers; Liz Fowler, PhD, JD, Johnson & Johnson; Michael Kolodziej, MD, Aetna; Lee H. Newcomer, MD, MHA, UnitedHealthcare; John C. Winkelmann, MD, Oncology Hematology Care, Inc., and Councillor, American Society of Hematology; Mohammed S. Ogaily, MD, Henry Ford Health System; and W. Thomas Purcell, MD, MBA, University of Colorado Cancer ...
Cutaneous Oncology Center & Melanoma Program The Cutaneous Oncology Center is an interdisciplinary center staffed by faculty from dermatology, medical oncology, and surgical oncology. Under the direction of the Department of Dermatology and the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, our multidisc ...
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute strives to create a cancer-free world by integrating scientific research with excellence in education and patient-centered care, a strategy that leads to better methods of prevention, detection and treatment. Ohio State is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and one of only four centers funded by the NCI to conduct both phase I and phase II clinical trials. The NCI recently rated Ohio States cancer program as exceptional, the highest rating given by NCI survey teams. As the cancer programs 228-bed adult patient-care component, The James is a Top Hospital as named by the Leapfrog Group and one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation as ranked by U.S.News & World Report ...
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute strives to create a cancer-free world by integrating scientific research with excellence in education and patient-centered care, a strategy that leads to better methods of prevention, detection and treatment. Ohio State is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and one of only seven centers funded by the NCI to conduct both phase I and phase II clinical trials. The NCI recently rated Ohio States cancer program as exceptional, the highest rating given by NCI survey teams. As the cancer programs 228-bed adult patient-care component, The James is a Top Hospital as named by the Leapfrog Group and one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report ...
As the Official Cancer Center of the State of New Mexico and as a National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center (2P30CA118100-08), it is our mission and go...
Capital Regional Cancer Center also offers High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR) - an internal radiation therapy method that delivers a highly localized therapeutic dose of radiation directly to the tumor location. The radioactive source is applied using temporarily placed applicators. HDR involves a shortened treatment duration and is almost performed as an outpatient. As the therapy is extremely focused, the dose to surrounding organs and tissues is minimized, reducing potential side effects of treatment.. ...
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, partner with University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), is one of the nations largest integrated cancer care networks. Comprising 35 community cancer centers and 14 disease-specific specialty care centers, our network treats more than 36,000 new patients each year ...
Based on a study of nearly 2,000 breast cancer patients, researchers at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle say that, in women between the ages of 40 and 49, breast cancers detected by mammography have a better prognosis. The study appears in the March issue of Radiology.. In our study, women aged 40 to 49 whose breast cancer was detected by mammography were easier to treat and had less recurring disease and mortality, because their cancer was found at an earlier stage, said Judith A. Malmgren, Ph.D., president of HealthStat Consulting, Inc.. Dr. Malmgren and a team of researchers reviewed breast cancer patient data from a dedicated registry at the Swedish Cancer Institutes community cancer center. The researchers analyzed data on 1,977 breast cancer patients between the ages of 40 and 49 who were treated between 1990 and 2008. The researchers looked at method of diagnosis (detected by mammography, patient or physician), stage at diagnosis (0-IV, confirmed by biopsy), treatment, and ...
Unfortunately, there is limited data on this patient population to help drive treatment options, Gharibo reflects. Proteasome inhibitors and chemotherapy can help achieve remission in a certain subset of patients for a short period of time. Usually we try to give chemotherapy, then perform an autologous transplant to optimize outcome. But given Cicons age and the fact that he was in good health prior to being diagnosed, Gharibo recommended a less common treatment regimen - an autologous transplant (in which a patients own peripheral blood stem cells are collected and reinfused in the body) followed by an allogeneic transplant, which utilizes stem cells or bone marrow from another donor. Time is of the essence, she says - noting the reason why this strategy is not widely pursued for plasma cell leukemia is that some patients dont have the advantage of being treated at a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center like Rutgers Cancer Institute. It is beneficial for ...
TY - CHAP. T1 - Psychological distress, fatigue, burden of care, and quality of life in primary caregivers of patients with breast cancer undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation.. AU - Gaston Johansson, Fannie. AU - Lachica, Evelyn M.. AU - Fall-Dickson, Jane M.. AU - Kennedy, M. John. PY - 2004/11. Y1 - 2004/11. N2 - PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To determine the effects of sociodemographic variables, psychological distress, fatigue, and quality of life (QOL) on burden of care in primary caregivers of patients with breast cancer undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation (BMT). DESIGN: Descriptive, correlational, predictive. Setting: Urban National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the eastern United States. SAMPLE: Convenience sample of 102 primary caregivers. METHODS: Participants completed the sociodemographic data form, Piper Fatigue Scale, Beck Depression Inventory, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, QOL Index, and Measurement of Objective and Subjective Burden ...
Honorary Doctor of Science degrees have been awarded to Dr. Freeman from Albany Medical College, Niagara University, Adelphi University, and Catholic University of America. He was also awarded the University of California at San Francisco Medal. Other selected awards include: The Mary Lasker Award for Public Service; the Time, Inc. International Health and Medical Media Awards Lifetime Achievement Award; the American Cancer Societys Medal of Honor; the CDC Foundations Champion of Prevention Award; the Breast Cancer Research Foundations Jill Rose Award, the American Society of Clinical Oncologys Special Recognition Award; the Avon Breast Cancer National Leadership Award; the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer National Foundations Betty Ford Award; the International Spirit of Life Foundation and the Washington Cancer Institutes Spirit of Life Award; the Mayo Clinic Charles G. Moertel Memorial Lectureship Award; the Association of Community Cancer Centers Achievement Award; the George ...
Cayuga Medical Center is a New York State Department of Health certified Stroke Center. We are designated as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Our high-field Open MRI services are accredited by the American College of Radiology. We have received the prestigious Patient Safety Award from the NYS Department of Health. Our Radiation Medicine program is state-of-the-art and we are a premier affiliate of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. In short, we are delighted to be able to report that after decades of hard work and planning, medical and surgical services that residents once had to seek elsewhere are available right here in the community. ...
Christian G. Downs, JD, MHA, executive director of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC), discusses the upcoming 34th National Oncology Conference, taking place October 18 to 20 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Hemonc Today | The Association of Community Cancer Centers presented its Annual Achievement Award to Barbara McAneny, MD, FASCO, MACP.The ACCC Annual Achievement Award recognizes individuals who made outstanding contributions to cancer care and patients.
PHILADELPHIA (December 1, 2017) - Fox Chase Cancer Center is raising awareness on the risk factors for lung cancer. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women, and the leading cause of cancer death, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and is by far the leading cause of cancer death.
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Fox Chase Cancer Center doctors are not just clinical specialists-theyre also world-renowned cancer researchers. The results of studies conducted by Fox Chase doctors have been crucial in advancing our understanding of leukemia diagnosis and treatment around the world.
Lawrenceville, Ga.-Lawrenceville is proud to announce the opening of the Gwinnett Breast Center, designated as a Breast Center of Excellence. Combining state-of-the art screening, diagnostic services and a spa-like environment in one convenient location, the new center furthers patient ease and comfort.. GMC-Lawrenceville provides excellence in imaging services to thousands of women yearly, said Jay Dennard, chief operating officer, GMC-Lawrenceville. While patients overall satisfaction rate with breast health services grew from 95 percent to 100 percent from 2009 to 2010, the new Gwinnett Breast Center is critical in helping us continue this same trend.. Read more about the Gwinnett Breast Center opening.. ...
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center announced that Judy and Larry Freeman have made a donation of $5 million to the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of USC. The gift will designate the Judy and Larry Freeman Cancer Day Hospital, an outpatient facility currently located on the first floor of the USC/Norris Cancer Hospital. Larry Freeman is the founder of Freeman Cosmetics Corporation, which has long been a major supported of USCs Norris Cancer Center. Almost two decades ago they established the Freeman Aces Cancer Tennis Tournament, which has raised over $3 million. The Freemans decided to make this contribution as it is close to their hearts. The Freemans son, Mark, received care there as a young man. At the age of 22, a complaint of shoulder pain led to a diagnosis of t-cell lymphoma, a cancer that arises from lymphocytes, a type of white blood cells. Mark was successfully treated with nine months of chemotherapy. I have ...
Dr Ng is a Fellow at the Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Childrens Hospital, Sydney, NSW. Dr Forsyth is a Registrar at the Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Childrens Hospital. Dr Trahair is a Paediatric and Adolescent Oncologist at the at the Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Childrens Hospital; and a Senior Lecturer at the School of Womens and Childrens Health, UNSW Sydney. Mr Carrington is the Youth Cancer Service Manager at the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney. Dr Anazado is a Paediatric and Adolescent Oncologist at the Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Childrens Hospital, and the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital; and a Senior Lecturer at the School of Womens and Childrens Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, NSW ...
The symposium had two tracks, including a psychosocial track focused on information for patients, survivors and caregivers that delved into the psychosocial complexities of the AYA oncology population. The scientific track covered specific advances in targeted tumor-based therapy. Lectures by Dr. John Perentesis, Professor and Oncology Division Director at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital, and by Deborah Morosini, Vice President of Clinical Development at Foundation Medicine, highlighted advances in pharmacogenomics and how they are beginning to inform treatment modalities and clinical trials objectives for cancers common to AYA patients.. Lectures by Dr. Brandon Hayes-Latin, Director of the AYA Cancer Program at OHSU, and by Dr. Lindsay Frazier of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute shed light on how reorganization of the NCI infrastructure supporting the clinical trials process is enhancing collaborations between the Childrens Oncology Group and those cooperative groups developing clinical trials ...
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  • Chemotherapy medications are among the most complicated and toxic drugs used in oncology care. (gulf-times.com)
  • Arizona Oncology, a practice in The US Oncology Network , is one of the largest medical groups in Arizona devoted exclusively to cancer care. (mckesson.com)
  • We are thrilled to welcome Arizona Oncology, a practice committed to advancing treatment modalities to help defeat cancer in its many forms. (mckesson.com)
  • With more than 75 practicing physicians devoted exclusively to providing comprehensive, compassionate and high-quality cancer care, Arizona Oncology specializes in Medical, Gynecologic, and Radiation Oncology, Hematology, Stem Cell Transplant, Research, Genetic Risk Assessment and patient ancillary programs. (mckesson.com)
  • Clinical research on acupuncture in cancer care is a new and challenging field in oncology. (isharonline.org)
  • In a Nimisha Cancer Care available departments are - oncology. (doctoriduniya.com)
  • Patients of Montefiore's Sarcoma and Soft Tissue Oncology Program have access to the most technologically advanced facilities available. (montefiore.org)
  • From a state-of-the-art infusion center, to a new radiation oncology facility that offers the most innovative and comprehensive array of radiation therapy services available in the New York metropolitan region, to new, modern pediatric operating rooms, Montefiore is on the leading edge of sarcoma treatment. (montefiore.org)
  • Larry Bellot, a graduate assistant in oncology research at the UTMB Cancer Center, prepares cells for siRNA treatment. (utmb.edu)
  • Registered Dieticians with experience in Oncology and chronic disease present a variety of programs at Wellspring, which help patients with nutritional concerns related to their cancer treatment and in eating a healthy diet every day. (realtorscare.ca)
  • Supportive oncology is an integral part of the St. Luke's Cancer Institute philosophy that healing comes from caring for the whole person, not just the disease. (stlukesonline.org)
  • The Netherlands Cancer Institute (the Netherlands), Karolinska Institute (Sweden), Institute Gustave Roussy (France), Cambridge Cancer Center (United Kingdom), Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Milano (Italy), German Cancer Research Center (Germany), and Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (Spain) have been working closely together in a legal entity since 2014, and have created 'Cancer Core Europe' (CCE). (medicinenet.com)
  • Cancer treatment is multidisciplinary and involves many specialties including surgery, radiology, pathology, radiation oncology , and medical oncology. (medicinenet.com)
  • As the CCE centers located within general hospitals (Cambridge Cancer Center, Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology and Karolinska Institute) have to admit patients with suspected and positive cases of COVID-19 , being 'COVID-19 free' was never a realistic or pursued goal. (medicinenet.com)
  • Within the Thoracic Cancer Program's multidisciplinary team is Mario Gasparri, M.D., a surgeon specializing in all aspects of thoracic oncology. (asbestos.com)
  • Our oncology (cancer) experts will see you through the entire course of treatment for musculoskeletal cancer - cancer that grows first in your bones or muscles. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • The Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (or "NCCBD," for short) isn't a single "place," but an established, comprehensive multisite pediatric oncology and hematology program that includes three main Nemours locations throughout Florida (Jacksonville and Orlando) and the Delaware Valley (Wilmington, Del. (nemours.org)
  • All of our locations are active members of the Children's Oncology Group (or "COG"), a clinical trials organization supported by the National Cancer Institute and the largest organization in the world dedicated to childhood and adolescent cancer research. (nemours.org)
  • And we're proud to be one of only two designated pediatric National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Programs (or "NCORP") in the country. (nemours.org)
  • Our collaborative center allows renowned and highly skilled Nemours pediatric oncology and hematology specialists and researchers to pool resources, expertise and experience to discover new ways to prevent, diagnose and successfully treat childhood cancer and blood disorders using the very latest information and technology available. (nemours.org)
  • We also affiliate with some of the world's leaders in oncology and hematology care, fostering a shared commitment to finding treatments and cures for pediatric cancer and blood disorders with fewer side effects. (nemours.org)
  • leadership in the Cancer Oncology Group (COG), an organization committed entirely to pediatric cancer research. (nemours.org)
  • Oncology refers to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. (rosemed.com)
  • Through our Sarah Cannon oncology programs, we offer patients personal, individualized care with a trusted network of specialists who address every aspect of cancer care. (rosemed.com)
  • From diagnosis, to treatment and survivorship care, our oncology expertise ensures you have access to locally-trusted care with the support of a globally-recognized network. (sahealth.com)
  • 1 1 Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center , Houston, Texas. (nih.gov)
  • Radiation oncology and game-changing advances in cancer treatment like these will be readily available: immunotherapy, phase I clinical trials and genetic sequencing. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • Our Centre of Excellence in Oncology practises a holistic approach in treating the entire spectrum of cancers at all the stages. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • Freeman Health System has been recognized by the QOPI® Certification Program (QCP™), an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO®), as successfully completing a three-year certification program for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for quality cancer care. (freemanhealth.com)
  • 1 ] Anticipating the end of life (EOL) and making health care decisions about appropriate or preferred treatment or care near the EOL is intellectually challenging and emotionally distressing for patients with advanced cancer, their families and friends, oncology clinicians, and other professional caregivers. (cancer.gov)
  • The patient with advanced cancer, his or her family and friends, and the oncology clinicians often are faced with treatment decisions that profoundly affect the patient's quality of life (QOL). (cancer.gov)
  • Oncology clinicians are obligated to explore, with the patient and family, the potential impact of continued disease-directed treatments or care directed at the patient's symptoms and QOL. (cancer.gov)
  • This section summarizes the information that will allow oncology clinicians and patients with advanced cancer to create a plan of care to improve QOL at the end of life (EOL) by making informed choices about the potential harms of continued aggressive treatment and the potential benefits of palliative or hospice care. (cancer.gov)
  • In addition, information about outcomes associated with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) at the EOL will allow the oncology clinician to better present options to patients with advanced cancer who are near the EOL. (cancer.gov)
  • A 2011 prospective study of QOL in a cohort of patients with advanced cancer seen in outpatient medical oncology clinics provides additional insight into the patient's perspective of what contributes to a good QOL in advanced cancer. (cancer.gov)
  • To compare the functional status (Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group [ECOG] performance status) of patients with metastatic breast cancer, metastatic prostate cancer, or myeloma involving bone receiving every 12 week dosing of zoledronic acid to those receiving every 4 week dosing. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • ASCO's growing roster of cutting-edge journals serves readers as the most credible, authoritative, peer-reviewed resources for significant clinical oncology research and research that informs the delivery of efficient, high-quality cancer care across the globe. (asco.org)
  • ASCO Practice Central helps oncology professionals navigate a complicated and ever-changing practice environment-while providing high-quality patient care. (asco.org)
  • The ASCO Post, in partnership with the American Society of Clinical Oncology, communicates news of the highest quality multidisciplinary cancer care to a broad audience of oncology professionals and ASCO members. (asco.org)
  • In its third annual State of Cancer Care in America report, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) provides an in-depth analysis of the most current trends and developments influencing oncology practice. (asco.org)
  • The State of Oncology Care in America is a data-driven tool that identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the current U.S. cancer care system. (asco.org)
  • In this third annual State of Cancer Care in America report, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) describes both challenges and opportunities facing the US cancer care system. (asco.org)
  • Established in 1998, this nonprofit provides clinical oncology care for patients treated at its three partner organizations: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children's and UW Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oncology social workers are licensed professionals who counsel people affected by cancer, providing emotional support and helping people access practical assistance. (cancercare.org)
  • Cancer Care 's oncology social workers provide individual counseling, support groups and locate services face-to-face, online or on the telephone, free of charge. (cancercare.org)
  • The CoC's accreditation program encourages hospitals, treatment centers and other facilities to improve their quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs. (facs.org)
  • There are currently more than 1,500 CoC-accredited cancer programs in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, representing 30 percent of all hospitals. (facs.org)
  • WASHINGTON - Some of America's best cancer hospitals are off-limits to many of the people now signing up for coverage under the nation's new health care program. (spokesman.com)
  • These include pain or palliative care clinics, palliative care units in hospitals, long-term care facilities and hospices. (cancer.ca)
  • Apollo Hospitals has set up a full-fledged critical care unit with ICU facility at Sabarimalai for the healthcare needs of devotees going to Lord Iyappa temple. (apollohospitals.com)
  • Since there was a request for starting full-fledged unit, the Apollo Hospitals Group chairman Dr.Prathap C. Reddy decided to set up a state-of-the art critical care unit there so that a devotee in emergency would get timely medical attention. (apollohospitals.com)
  • Dr.Rohini Sridhar, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Medical Services, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Madurai, has said that the seven-bedded critical care centre at Pamba in Sabarimala is a 2,500 square feet facility which will be fully operational from November, 16, 2011. (apollohospitals.com)
  • This policy would in turn help ensure that sufficient clinical and intensive-care capacity could be reserved for critical cancer surgeries or management of treatment-related side effects, and allow hospitals outside of the CCE to transfer patients with cancer to these centers. (medicinenet.com)
  • The general hospitals can then focus on caring for patients with COVID-19 , as well as other illnesses/injuries that require inpatient care. (medicinenet.com)
  • This is now a dedicated charitable fund based at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care and supported by the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • In a unique collaboration with the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, the Newcastle Healthcare Charity and Newcastle Hospitals Trust, a £200,000 donation from Charlie Bear helped secure the revolutionary Stereotactic Radiotherapy facility for the NCCC. (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • Many of our childhood cancer and blood disorder specialists are recognized as some of the best in the nation, with program outcomes and quality measures that rank in the top 50 children's hospitals for cancer care ( Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children , Wilmington, Del. (nemours.org)
  • Morton Plant Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, which recognizes hospitals that treat cancer as a complex group of diseases requiring consultation among surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, and other cancer specialists. (baycare.org)
  • At HealthONE hospitals, we understand the complexities of the liver and are prepared to provide advanced care to patients who are diagnosed with liver cancer. (healthonecares.com)
  • As part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare , our family of hospitals provides you with convenient access to leading-edge cancer therapies and clinical trials. (rosemed.com)
  • Our family of hospitals provides comprehensive cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for people facing cancer in our communities. (sahealth.com)
  • All hospitals strive to offer great medical care -- but some do a better job than others. (healthgrades.com)
  • This unique hospital is part of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center , which is consistently ranked among the top cancer hospitals in California. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • One way is to invest in the construction of ambulatory and urgent care centers, which are generally cheaper to build and operate than bulky, expensive in-patient hospitals with their 24/7 demands for staffing and utilities. (bizjournals.com)
  • These facilities in outlying areas become feeder networks to larger, urban hospitals and help increase market penetration while meeting a health-care reform mandate to provide better access to underserved populations. (bizjournals.com)
  • Although the construction of ambulatory care centers is outpacing the building of new hospitals, the latter are providing design and architecture firms with plenty of opportunities to design major expansion and renovation projects. (bizjournals.com)
  • Our team of experts are extremely adept at diagnosing the most challenging cases, staging the disease, treating with medications, radiotherapy or operating with the advanced technology that Manipal Hospitals is equipped with, to combat cancers across all ages including children. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • From 1997 through June 2013, the Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division (LSUHCSD) operated seven public hospitals and affiliated clinics in seven Louisiana population centers. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Majority of the most cancers care hospitals and centres in India are positioned within the city areas, making them much less accessible and reasonably priced to the overwhelming majority of our inhabitants that resides within the villages and rural areas. (masporellos.org)
  • The most cancers heart in Muzaffarpur is the most recent addition to our hospitals in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Sangrur, New Chandigarh, Guwahati and Visakhapatnam. (masporellos.org)
  • Since 2008, U.S. News & World Report has named SCCA among its nationally ranked cancer hospitals in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • NorthShore encompasses five hospitals- Evanston , Glenbrook , Highland Park , Skokie , and Swedish -as well as NorthShore Medical Group with more than 70 offices and more than 800 primary and specialty care physicians, the Research Institute and Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Individuals with cancer (or at risk of cancer) have relatively few direct or indirect ("surrogate") indicators of quality available to help them choose doctors, hospitals, and health plans or to evaluate the merits of alternative courses of treatment. (nap.edu)
  • Each of these facilities has committed itself to continuous quality assessment and improvement, and has proved that this approach yields the high quality cancer care that all of our patients should expect," Dr. Shulman said. (facs.org)
  • Established in 2004, the CoC's Outstanding Achievement Award is designed to recognize cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. (facs.org)
  • Established in 1922 by the ACS, the CoC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving patient outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care. (facs.org)
  • CoC-accredited facilities diagnose and/or treat more than 70 percent of all newly diagnosed cancer patients each year. (facs.org)
  • The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for all surgical patients. (facs.org)
  • HE the Minister also toured the recently relocated Audiology and Balance Department at the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC), viewing some of the equipment and services available to patients. (gulf-times.com)
  • In all, only four of 19 nationally recognized comprehensive cancer centers that responded to AP's survey said patients have access through all the insurance companies in their states' exchanges. (spokesman.com)
  • Lifetime dollar limits on policies, once a financial trap-door for cancer patients, are also banned. (spokesman.com)
  • Melanie Lapidus, vice president for managed care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, home to Siteman Cancer Center, said she doesn't think patients realize the exchanges offer a more restrictive kind of private insurance. (spokesman.com)
  • Tempe, Ariz. (June 13, 2017) - Arizona Oncology's new state-of-the-art cancer treatment center, located at the Arizona State University Research Park (ASURP), is now open and offering the latest cancer treatment services available to patients in Phoenix and the East Valley. (mckesson.com)
  • This is the practice's twenty-first location in the Phoenix area and their first location in Tempe - the company is expanding its services to Elliot Road and Loop 101 to provide more patients with convenient and advanced cancer care closer to home. (mckesson.com)
  • Additionally, the center will offer Vital Beam linear accelerator and High-Dose-Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy treatment options, in-office dispensing, cancer genetic counseling, and support services that will help patients prevent or cope with a cancer diagnosis. (mckesson.com)
  • The purpose of the award is to raise the bar on quality cancer care, with the ultimate goal of increasing awareness about quality care choices among cancer patients and their loved ones. (facs.org)
  • More and more, we're finding that patients and their families want to know how the health care institutions in their communities compare with one another," said Lawrence N. Shulman, MD, FACP, Chair of the CoC. (facs.org)
  • The 23-story building, in development between East 73rd and 74th Streets overlooking the FDR Drive, will provide the most advanced cancer treatments in a dynamic space designed with the needs of patients firmly in mind. (mskcc.org)
  • The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care will accommodate the most sophisticated therapies and constantly evolving technologies in a setting that enhances the experience of our patients and their families. (mskcc.org)
  • It is my ardent hope now that the new Center for Cancer Care will transform cancer treatment worldwide, with the utmost emphasis on the needs of patients and their families," said David H. Koch. (mskcc.org)
  • The novel clinical trials that will take place within its walls, and the other vital services including interventional radiology, outpatient bone marrow transplants and programs for patients with lung, head and neck, and hematologic cancers, promise to be medically revolutionary and I am honored to support this important work. (mskcc.org)
  • The knowledge gained from the work conducted inside The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care will benefit cancer patients around the world. (mskcc.org)
  • MSK cares for more patients with cancer than any other hospital in the northeast. (mskcc.org)
  • As the result of recent medical advances, fewer and fewer cancer patients require hospitalization as part of their care, ultimately increasing the need for outpatient cancer services. (mskcc.org)
  • Every day, an average of 4,700 patients receive outpatient care at one of MSK's locations, including seven suburban outpatient treatment facilities. (mskcc.org)
  • Although anecdotal reports suggest that patients with serious comorbidities may not receive regular cancer screening, we found that having chronic conditions increases the likelihood of certain screening tests. (lifescienceglobal.com)
  • PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To explore the meanings and uses of an expressed desire for hastened death in seven patients living with advanced cancer. (isharonline.org)
  • SAMPLE: Terminally ill patients with cancer who had expressed a desire for hastened death. (isharonline.org)
  • The evidence currently available has suggested that acupuncture is a safe and effective therapy to manage cancer and treatment related symptoms, while giving patients the ability to actively participate in their own care plan. (isharonline.org)
  • The center offers advanced cancer treatment to patients with the help of advanced equipment and computer-aided system. (doctoriduniya.com)
  • Patients can book appointment online for doctors who practice in Nimisha Cancer Care on DoctoriDuniya. (doctoriduniya.com)
  • The Nimisha Cancer Care offers major facilities to patients are - specialised consultation, etc. (doctoriduniya.com)
  • The Nimisha Cancer Care offers major services to patients are - colposcopy examination test, head lesions treatment, stomach cancer treatment, stem cells treatment, neck lesions treatment, etc. (doctoriduniya.com)
  • Q: Do patients have to book appointment before visiting the Nimisha Cancer Care for OPD? (doctoriduniya.com)
  • Yes, Patients have to book an appointment before visiting the Nimisha Cancer Care for OPD to reduce waiting timing at Clinic. (doctoriduniya.com)
  • Our highly-skilled team of nurses and our outstanding cancer care facilities provide a supportive environment for all patients and their families. (theholly.com)
  • Brookefield Hospital uses a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of patients suffering from cancer. (brookefieldhospital.com)
  • Our sarcoma includes David S. Geller, MD , one of the nation's few orthopaedic oncologists, who together with this multidisciplinary team of medical experts works to provide patients with the most effective, individualized treatment plan possible, while nurturing them throughout their fight with cancer. (montefiore.org)
  • This multidisciplinary approach serves as an incubator for the translation of basic research discoveries into clinical therapies for cancer patients. (utmb.edu)
  • He explained that most patients who experience the effects of overeating do not require emergency care. (gulf-times.com)
  • Patients will end up having to wait while we treat others with more serious conditions so we recommend these patients to visit their primary care doctor. (gulf-times.com)
  • Palliative care services help patients and their loved ones address a wide variety of physical, practical, emotional and spiritual needs. (sutterhealth.org)
  • In addition to all of the comfort care aspects of palliative care, our hospice professionals help patients and their loved ones prepare for the end of life, and make any necessary decisions related to that. (sutterhealth.org)
  • From pet therapy to survivorship programs, we offer a diverse range of support services for cancer patients and their families. (sutterhealth.org)
  • Fortis has won several awards for its hospitality and healthcare services and these 149 beds and spread over an area of 1, 20,000 sq. ft. giving it super medical equipment with a super ICU to provide emergency medical care to critically ill patients. (tourmyindia.com)
  • The log-rank test suggested no statistically significant difference in the survival functions among patients in different health care facilities (Ï?2(2) = 0.0150, p = 0.9926). (waldenu.edu)
  • Wellspring provides fundamental nutritional education and care for cancer patients. (realtorscare.ca)
  • It's such a friendly environment and it helps connect them to a community of those who understand the unique struggles that cancer patients are going through. (realtorscare.ca)
  • Surveys undertaken here in Alberta report that up to 40 percent of cancer patients suffer from poor nutrition," says Wellspring Program Director Dr. Marilyn Hundley. (realtorscare.ca)
  • This generous donation by the REALTORS® Community Foundation enables us to provide this important series of empowering programs, which will make a meaningful difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families right here in Edmonton. (realtorscare.ca)
  • Apollo clinic which was started in the year 2000 at Pamba had now grown to a 24-hour unit with ICU facility and it had provided timely care to nearly two lakh patients during the past 10 years. (apollohospitals.com)
  • Healthcare systems and oncologists have had to reorganize standard oncologic care in order to protect vulnerable patients from exposure to COVID-19 as well as deal with pandemic-related issues of equipment and staffing shortages. (medicinenet.com)
  • This was a major undertaking, to work out a system where patients can still get care but in a safer manner, explained coauthor Emile Voest, MD, medical director of the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam. (medicinenet.com)
  • The consortium represents roughly 60,000 patients with newly diagnosed cancer, delivers approximately 300,000 treatment courses and conducts about 1.2 million consultations annually, with more than 1500 ongoing clinical trials . (medicinenet.com)
  • In a joint effort, the centers collected, translated, and compared the guidelines that had been put in place to treat patients with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. (medicinenet.com)
  • The biggest challenge for the NHS and other healthcare systems is the surge of patients requiring oxygen and/or intensive care, and the nature and infectiousness of the virus,' said coauthor Carlos Caldas, MD, FMedSci, professor of cancer medicine at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. (medicinenet.com)
  • Since then, Charlie Bear for Cancer Care has continued to raise funds to help local cancer patients at the NCCC. (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • It means cancer patients in our region are now benefiting from the most advanced form of radiotherapy in the country. (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • They have also developed a host of advanced cancer treatments, including TomoTherapy, which directs high-dose, precise radiation that spares healthy organs, and computerized software that safely and accurately tracks patients' medications. (asbestos.com)
  • As a result, patients have access to advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and subspecialties. (asbestos.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to clarify administrators' perspectives on availability of recommended strategies for end-of-life (EOL) care for cancer patients at long-term care (LTC) facilities in Japan. (elsevier.com)
  • Participants were surveyed about their facilities, reasons for hospitalization of cancer patients, and their perspectives on availability of and strategies for EOL care. (elsevier.com)
  • Most administrators (81.2%) regarded unstable cancer patients as difficult to care for. (elsevier.com)
  • Although LTC facilities in Japan currently do not provide adequate EOL care for cancer patients, improvement might be possible with support by palliative care teams. (elsevier.com)
  • Appropriate models are necessary for achieving a good death for cancer patients. (elsevier.com)
  • Interventions based on these models are necessary for EOL care for cancer patients in LTC facilities. (elsevier.com)
  • NUTLEY, NJ, December 14, 2016 - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Hackensack Meridian Health today announced the Memorial Sloan Kettering-Hackensack Meridian Health partnership, which brings together two world-class organizations with deep New Jersey roots and a single goal: Finding more cures for cancer faster while ensuring that patients have access to the highest-quality, most individualized cancer care when and where they need it. (mskcc.org)
  • To achieve this goal, the new Memorial Sloan Kettering-Hackensack Meridian Health partnership will combine both organizations' unparalleled expertise in all areas of cancer care and research, as well as their commitment to excellence, to accelerate new discoveries and improve the lives of patients they jointly serve, while training a new generation of leaders in the field. (mskcc.org)
  • Driving the collaboration is a shared commitment to the highest-quality cancer care and improving outcomes and value, which will allow the two organizations to reduce the burden that cancer places on patients and families. (mskcc.org)
  • The partnership also supports Vice President Joe Biden's National Cancer Moonshot initiative, which calls for unprecedented cooperation among leading cancer centers to make more therapies available to more patients, while also improving the ability to prevent cancer and detect it at an early stage. (mskcc.org)
  • The Memorial Sloan Kettering-Hackensack Meridian Health partnership aims to improve the state of cancer care in New Jersey and beyond by providing support to patients throughout the cancer care continuum, from diagnosis through active treatment and into survivorship. (mskcc.org)
  • Patients will benefit from greater access to the most innovative concepts and treatments in cancer care, including precision medicine, immunotherapy, and cell-based therapies. (mskcc.org)
  • Together, we will provide the best quality and value-based care for our patients, discover new treatments for cancer, and train a new generation of physicians and health professionals for tomorrow. (mskcc.org)
  • Since opening its doors five years ago, the Centre has seen thousands of patients with all types of cancer. (bccancer.bc.ca)
  • According to Dr. Stacy Miller, one of the first radiation oncologists at the Centre, now it's Medical Director, has made an especially important difference in the lives of patients that require palliative care, those whose cancer is incurable and painful. (bccancer.bc.ca)
  • Your gift will help support our mission to end cancer and make a difference in the lives of our patients. (mdanderson.org)
  • Our personalized portal helps you refer your patients and communicate with their MD Anderson care team. (mdanderson.org)
  • Leth & Gori has transformed a 19th-century chapel in Copenhagen into an activity centre for cancer patients, using a material palette influenced by the building's original painted ceiling. (dezeen.com)
  • We strive to educate our patients and members of the Tampa Bay area community about the causes and risk factors for cancer, the importance of early detection and the treatment options that are available. (baycare.org)
  • Robotic surgery may offer some patients a means of minimally invasive surgical treatment for cancer, though additional minimally invasive options are available for patients who are not candidates for robotic surgery. (baycare.org)
  • Axelrod Pavilion is also home to Morton Plant Hospital's innovative Cancer Patient Support Services (CaPSS) program, aimed at assisting patients and their loved ones as they cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. (baycare.org)
  • We provide patients with a multi-faceted approach to cancer care to ensure they are receiving many different types of support and treatment. (healthonecares.com)
  • For patients with these risk factors, our physicians examine each patient to determine whether any symptoms of liver cancer are present. (healthonecares.com)
  • The cancer program at our hospital treats many different types of cancer but provides even more specialized care for our patients with lung cancer. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • With access to the latest in advanced technologies and lung cancer treatments, even our patients with advanced stage cancer or those who have gone through previous treatment can experience better quality of life. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Our multidisciplinary cancer care team, including our patient navigators, works collaboratively with each other to guide patients from diagnosis and treatment to survivorship and surveillance. (rosemed.com)
  • The good news is that most thyroid cancers are very treatable, and most patients end up with an excellent prognosis. (rosemed.com)
  • Patients recently diagnosed with cancer can feel scared and overwhelmed. (sahealth.com)
  • Patients at the beginning of their cancer journey may have a port placed before receiving ongoing cancer care treatment like chemotherapy. (sahealth.com)
  • Patients are discharged post-operatively with ongoing needs, and whether they receive nursing care post-hospitalization can influence their recovery and survival. (nih.gov)
  • Little information is available about the factors that influence outcomes, including the survival of older cancer patients after cancer surgery. (nih.gov)
  • To compare the length of survival of older post-surgical cancer patients who received a specialized home care intervention provided by advanced practice nurses (APNs) with that of patients who received usual follow-up care in an ambulatory setting. (nih.gov)
  • Discharged older cancer patients after surgery at a Comprehensive Cancer Center in southeastern Pennsylvania. (nih.gov)
  • Three hundred seventy-five patients aged 60 to 92, newly diagnosed with solid cancers, were treated surgically between February 1993 and December 1995. (nih.gov)
  • One hundred ninety patients were randomized to the intervention groups and 185 to the usual care group. (nih.gov)
  • Forty-one (22%) of those who died were patients in the specialized home care intervention group, compared with 52 (28%) in the usual care group. (nih.gov)
  • This is the first empirical study of post-surgical cancer patients to link a specialized home care intervention by advanced practice nurses with improved survival. (nih.gov)
  • Additional research is needed to test home care interventions aimed at maintaining quality of life outcomes and their effects on survival of post-surgical cancer patients. (nih.gov)
  • In sunlit rooms with a dedicated staff keenly sensitive to physical and emotional needs, patients and their families will feel supported throughout their personal cancer journey. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • Just steps away from a world-class cancer research center, this new building on our Mission Bay campus brings together top researchers, oncologists, surgeons and other clinicians - leaders in almost every form of cancer discovery and care - to foster new treatments and speed their delivery to patients. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • In an era when patients taking on the biggest challenge of their lives are often made to feel like anonymous faces in a crowd, the PCMB redefines comprehensive cancer care. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • A patient's care team can easily confer and review test results and treatment plans together to make sure patients stay on course and beneficial adjustments to therapy can be made. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • Patients can call for guidance from a triage nurse, often avoiding hours in an emergency room by visiting our acute care center. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • With cutting-edge facilities, comprehensive care programs and innovative research, we help patients with all forms of cancer live longer, fuller lives. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • Learn more about the cancer center and the many UCSF programs that support cancer patients and caregivers. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • Health-care reform isn't just changing the way doctors treat patients, it's also impacting medical facilities. (bizjournals.com)
  • For patients and their families, multidisciplinary cancer care means they can go to one place to visit their cancer care clinicians. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • Chaplains provide pastoral care to patients and families of all faiths. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • This unit will be staffed by a senior medical oncologist and trained nurses and will work in close coordination with the various departments of AMCH to provide comprehensive care to cancer patients. (indiatimes.com)
  • Day care chemotherapy is extended to those patients who have been advised short therapies or cancer procedures that do not require a night stay in hospital. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • Domiciliary chemotherapy involves making chemotherapy services available to cancer patients in their homes. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • In some cancer patients, chemotherapy is safely delivered through a standard (or "peripheral") IV line. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between HDL cholesterol (HDL-C) and cancer risk among type 2 diabetic patients. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • RESULTS During a mean follow-up period of 6.4 years, 3,711 type 2 diabetic patients had a cancer diagnosis. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • The inverse association substantially attenuated after excluding patients who died of or were diagnosed with cancer during the first 2 years of follow-up. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Several studies found an inverse association of serum HDL cholesterol (HDL-C) with cancer risk in the general population ( 4 - 9 ), but few assessed this association among patients with type 2 diabetes, although diabetic patients are more likely to have dyslipidemia. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • One study found a U-shaped association between HDL-C and cancer risk in patients with type 2 diabetes ( 10 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Another study suggested that the observed inverse association between HDL-C and cancer risk may be explained by confounding and reverse causation, such that HDL-C is not a risk factor for cancer among patients with type 2 diabetes ( 11 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • The aim of the current study was to examine the sex-specific association between various levels of HDL at baseline and during follow-up and the risk of cancer among patients with type 2 diabetes in the Louisiana State University Hospital-Based Longitudinal Study (LSUHLS). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Overall, LSUHCSD facilities served ∼1.6 million patients. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Freeman Cornell-Beshore Cancer Institute brings together the many services necessary to provide comprehensive care for patients and families dealing with cancer. (freemanhealth.com)
  • Freeman Cornell-Beshore Cancer Institute provides physical and emotional care for patients and families dealing with cancer. (freemanhealth.com)
  • To us, patients are more than just their cancer symptoms. (freemanhealth.com)
  • Our patients - and their families - don't face cancer alone. (freemanhealth.com)
  • The purpose of this summary is to review the evidence surrounding conversations about EOL care in advanced cancer to inform providers, patients, and families about the transition to compassionate and effective EOL care. (cancer.gov)
  • Surveys and interviews of patients with life-threatening illnesses, not restricted to cancer, can contribute to the understanding of what constitutes high-quality EOL care. (cancer.gov)
  • In addition, other researchers have reported that family caregivers often report worse scores than do patients with advanced cancer in self-assessments of the patients' QOL. (cancer.gov)
  • 70% of breast cancer patients are diagnosed at stage III or IV due to a lack of awareness of the disease, and a limited number of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients can subsequently access treatment and palliative care. (uicc.org)
  • Breast Cancer Navigation and Palliative Programme" to train healthcare workers on patient navigation and palliative care for MBC patients. (uicc.org)
  • In addition, they advocate at the national level for improvements in cancer care, and fundraise to support cancer patients, research and training. (uicc.org)
  • Winning SPARC MBC Challenge gave us the opportunity to delve into empowering metastatic breast cancer patients in Nigeria. (uicc.org)
  • Nurses, healthcare workers, and breast cancer patients were trained in patient navigation and palliative care. (uicc.org)
  • Importantly, they also engaged local policymakers to advocate that MBC patients be acknowledged in Nigeria's cancer care bills. (uicc.org)
  • Background: The process of caregiving may cause emotional distress in form of anxiety and depression among family carers of cancer patients. (elsevier.com)
  • Little is known about the prevalence of anxiety and depression among family carers of cancer patients in Uganda. (elsevier.com)
  • Objectives: To determine the prevalence of anxiety and depression and related factors associated with abnormal levels of anxiety and depression among family carers of cancer patients in a cancer care and treatment facility in Uganda. (elsevier.com)
  • Methods: After obtaining ethical approval, we recruited family carers of cancer patients to this cross-sectional study. (elsevier.com)
  • Conclusion: Anxiety and depression is prevalent among family carers of cancer patients. (elsevier.com)
  • Katende, G & Nakimera, L 2017, ' Prevalence and correlates of anxiety and depression among family carers of cancer patients in a cancer care and treatment facility in Uganda: A cross-sectional study ', African Health Sciences , vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 868-876. (elsevier.com)
  • Cancer patients receiving either systemic and/or radiation treatment underwent a survey . (bvsalud.org)
  • The goal of this study was to determine the effectiveness and potential indications of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in medical cancer patients. (biomedsearch.com)
  • A retrospective analysis of the records of patients admitted between November 1985 and January 1992 in the medical ICU of a cancer hospital and having had cardiac arrest was performed. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Cardiac arrest occurred in 49 cancer patients. (biomedsearch.com)
  • CPR was successful in all eight patients in which cardiac arrest was the consequence of an acute cardiovascular drug toxicity, even if cancer was metastatic and treatment intent not curative, while it was effective in only 25% of those in which cardiac arrest was an ultimate complication of various problems, like septic shock or respiratory failure complicating the neoplastic disease. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The Shared Decision Making (SDM) Core provides researchers with access to decision science expertise and state-of-the-art methods necessary to develop, evaluate, and disseminate SDM interventions to enhance the quality of cancer care decisions made by patients and their health care providers. (mdanderson.org)
  • Cancer decision support tools include patient decision aids, risk calculators, and other educational interventions to help patients and providers work together in making health care decisions across the cancer spectrum. (mdanderson.org)
  • PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying gemcitabine to see how well it works when given directly into the bladder compared with a placebo after surgery in treating patients with newly diagnosed or recurrent bladder cancer. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Compare the efficacy of a single intravesical instillation of gemcitabine hydrochloride vs placebo immediately after transurethral resection of the bladder tumor (TURBT) in preventing recurrence at 2 years in patients with grade 1 or 2 superficial transitional cell cancer of the bladder. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This randomized phase III trial studies two different schedules of zoledronic acid to compare how well they work in reducing bone-related complications in patients with breast cancer, prostate cancer, or multiple myeloma that has spread to other places in the body and have bone involvement. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Bone-related complications are a major cause of morbidity in patients with metastatic prostate cancer, breast cancer, and multiple myeloma. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • It is not yet known whether giving zoledronic acid more or less frequently is more effective in treating patients with metastatic cancer that has spread to the bone. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • I. To determine whether every-12-week therapy with zoledronic acid is not inferior to every-4-week therapy for patients with metastatic breast cancer, metastatic prostate cancer, or multiple myeloma involving bone, as measured by the proportion who experience at least one skeletal related event within 24 months after randomization. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • I. To compare pain scores (Brief Pain Inventory) of patients with metastatic breast cancer, metastatic prostate cancer, or myeloma involving bone receiving every 12 week dosing of zoledronic acid to those receiving every 4 week dosing. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Patients and their families have trusted St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute (MSTI) for advanced, compassionate cancer care for more than 40 years. (stlukesonline.org)
  • A physician's goal is to be an agent of beneficence, which involves giving patients the opportunity to make personal choices in directing their own care to ensure quality of life. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • Our goal is to provide a Total Patient Care Program to assist cancer patients with their treatment. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • Until recently, too little attention has been paid to cancer patients' quality of life. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • Measurements of physical symptoms and related distress offer additional prognostic information concerning the survival of patients with cancer and may account for the predictive value of QOL scores. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • Cancer patients often face an uncertain future with many potential problems and fears. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • We provide the best care to the sickest patients and to those with the most complex health-care issues, with the compassion that aims to treat you like a loved one and make you feel at home. (obj.ca)
  • Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and about them to help patients and families make informed health care decisions. (asco.org)
  • The Conquer Cancer Foundation funds breakthrough cancer research and shares cutting-edge knowledge with patients and physicians worldwide by improving quality of and access to care and by enhancing quality of life for all who are touched by cancer. (asco.org)
  • ASCO's Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) Study is a non-randomized clinical trial aiming to describe the performance of commercially available, targeted anticancer drugs prescribed for treatment of patients with advanced cancer with a potentially actionable genomic variant. (asco.org)
  • As patients and their providers interact within a volatile healthcare system, our collective wisdom must be marshalled to overcome obstacles to successful outcomes: cost, disconnected care, information overload, and administrative burden. (asco.org)
  • We've found that surveillance rather than treatment might be the best strategy for some low-grade cancers, while using novel therapy or combinations of treatments might offer the best chance for long-term survival for patients with some advanced cancers," he said. (ucsf.edu)
  • KIYATEC, Inc. has announced that Capital Health has joined its U.S. clinical trial, 3D-PREDICT, to validate the company's test as a patient-specific predictor of response to cancer therapies in glioblastoma (GBM) and anaplastic astrocytoma (AA) patients. (capitalhealth.org)
  • A facial rehabilitation specialist for head-and-neck cancer patients . (ohsu.edu)
  • Finding that exercise can effectively fight fatigue in cancer patients. (ohsu.edu)
  • He says many of their patients have high deductible health insurance, but come to PeakMed for primary care . (kdvr.com)
  • As the longest-established proton therapy center in the tri-state area and having treated thousands of patients since 2012, ProCure sets the standard for exceptional cancer treatment and care. (procure.com)
  • Committed to restoring the health of patients with as little disruption as possible, our world-class team combines the most advanced proton therapy technology with the experience of treating the most complex cases and the highest levels of personalized patient care. (procure.com)
  • See why over 5000 patients have chosen to trust ProCure for their cancer care. (procure.com)
  • Unmatched in their experience, our medical team have been treating patients longer than any other center in the tri-state area and are renowned for treating some of the most complex cancer cases. (procure.com)
  • In 2017, SCCA treated more than 38,000 patients, deriving most of its revenue from outpatient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2009: SCCA opened an 80-suite residence, known as SCCA house, for patients traveling long distances to its facility for cancer treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first of its kind in the United States, this clinic offers genetic testing, counseling, and consultations to help patients determine if they carry inherited genes that increase their risk of contracting various forms of prostate cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017: SCCA opened a multispecialty clinic for patients with kidney cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018: SCCA opened the Hematologic Malignancy Genetics Clinic, which provides genetic testing, counseling, and follow-up care for patients who may have an inherited risk of developing malignant blood disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • The purpose of this study is to determine whether methylphenidate is an effective treatment for depression and to document the safety and tolerability of methylphenidate in combination with an Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) in SSRI treated, terminally ill, hospice and palliative care cancer patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The investigators hypothesize that depressed hospice and palliative care patients will be more likely to have a 50% reduction in scores on a clinical measure of depression after treatment with Methylphenidate plus an SSRI compared to those patients who are taking a placebo plus an SSRI. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Treatment of depression in cancer patients in hospice and palliative care is complicated by shortened life expectancy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Methylphenidate has been reported in case series and very small randomized trials in patients without cancer as a rapidly effective treatment for depression in medically ill patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • There are no randomized controlled trials to test this agent in terminally ill cancer patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Objectives: (1) To determine the effectiveness and safety of methylphenidate for depression treatment in cancer patients receiving hospice and palliative care, (2) to explore whether successful treatment of depression is associated with improved quality of life, and (3) to explore whether effective treatment of depression influences caregiver depression and caregiver burden. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Methods: We will conduct an 18-day randomized, double-blind, fixed-dose (10 mg bid), placebo-controlled clinical trial of methylphenidate for depression in eligible veteran and non-veteran cancer patients with advanced cancer in the following settings: inpatient and outpatient hospice, inpatient and outpatient palliative care, and inpatient and outpatient cancer clinics. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Imaging utilization on stroke patients is affected by age and imaging capacity the number of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) machines at any given facility, according to a study in the June issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology ( www.jacr.org ). (bio-medicine.org)
  • Eisai and Morphotek are committed to developing drugs in a cost-effective manner for our patients, and that is reflected in the design and operation of our energy efficient, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility," said Dr. Philip Sass , Morphotek's Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Not too long ago insurance companies would have been vying to offer access to renowned cancer centers, said Dan Mendelson, CEO of the market research firm Avalere Health. (spokesman.com)
  • This is a marked deterioration of access to the premier cancer centers for people who are signing up for these plans," Mendelson said. (spokesman.com)
  • Insurers can cut costs by not including top cancer centers. (spokesman.com)
  • Nimisha cancer care is one of the highly specialized centers known for its excellent services and treatment. (doctoriduniya.com)
  • A new article now describes how seven cancer centers in Europe rapidly reorganized their oncologic services and are tackling this crisis, as well as offering guidance to other institutions. (medicinenet.com)
  • Cancer care had to be reorganized on multiple levels, and the CCE centers looked at several aspects that needed to be accounted for, to ensure continuity in cancer care. (medicinenet.com)
  • For regular clinical activities, the institutions with dedicated cancer centers (German Cancer Research Center, Institute Gustave Roussy, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Milano, and Netherlands Cancer Institute) have attempted to stay COVID-19 free. (medicinenet.com)
  • Eventually, the two organizations will create a formal joint venture to own and operate new ambulatory care centers in areas of New Jersey they do not yet serve. (mskcc.org)
  • The Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP), funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aims to increase CRC screening rates among medically underserved populations (www.cdc.gov/cancer/crccp/index.htm). (cdc.gov)
  • Our facilities are four-star rated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • The centers provide efficient out-patient care during limited hours. (bizjournals.com)
  • It's one of three urgent care centers operated by Portsmouth-based Southern Ohio Medical Center. (bizjournals.com)
  • The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to fund P50 Centers dedicated to advancing a national telehealth research agenda focused on improving cancer-related care and outcomes across the cancer control continuum in a rapidly changing healthcare, policy, technology, and communication environment. (nih.gov)
  • Centers are expected to generate and disseminate a robust evidence base for patient-centered, sustainable telehealth models of cancer care delivery. (nih.gov)
  • Centers will foster innovations to improve cancer care delivery by researching real-time, patient-provider telehealth communication using new tools, research methods, and technologies. (nih.gov)
  • Centers will disseminate evidence-based approaches to telehealth-focused cancer care to the broader clinical care and cancer control communities. (nih.gov)
  • Collectively, the P50 Centers on Telehealth Research for Cancer-Related Care will represent a national initiative at the forefront of cancer-related telehealth research committed to improving access to care, care quality, patient-provider communication, and health outcomes across the cancer control continuum. (nih.gov)
  • Through this funding opportunity announcement (FOA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites applications for P50 Centers on Telehealth Research for Cancer-Related Care (hereafter, Centers). (nih.gov)
  • Biospace reports that SCCA is one of fifty-one centers certified for chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy, a type of treatment that engineers a patient's own immune cells to attack cancer cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • These centers receive support from the National Cancer Institute and must show expertise in research, patient care, and education. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Cancer Institute ( www.cancer.gov or 800-4-CANCER) publishes a list of NCI Designated Cancer Centers. (cancercare.org)
  • Within days of your diagnosis, a team of experienced cancer specialists using state-of-the-art technology and treatments will begin helping you conquer cancer. (tanner.org)
  • Hackensack Meridian Health and Memorial Sloan Kettering will discover new treatments for cancer and train together," said Robert C. Garrett, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. (mskcc.org)
  • There is strong evidence that screening for CRC reduces incidence and mortality rates from the disease either by detecting cancer early, when treatments are more effective, or by preventing CRC through removal of precancerous polyps (3). (cdc.gov)
  • As part of our mission to eliminate cancer, MD Anderson researchers conduct hundreds of clinical trials to test new treatments for both common and rare cancers. (mdanderson.org)
  • The goal of our research work in childhood cancer and blood disorders is to find the most effective treatments and, ultimately, cures. (nemours.org)
  • Our cancer specialists know that lung cancer often demands more complex treatments than other forms of cancer. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • We offer the latest in cancer screenings, cancer staging and cancer diagnosis, as well as leading-edge treatments for all forms of cancer. (rosemed.com)
  • Surgical treatments for cancer have become even more advanced with the use of the da Vinci® Surgical System, the leader in robotic surgical technology . (rosemed.com)
  • PCMB has the space and equipment to offer the newest treatments, such as infusion with genetically engineered viruses that target specific cancer cells, and cutting-edge tests, including genetic sequencing of tumors and germline testing to look for gene mutations associated with cancer risk. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • A new compound shows promise in patient leukemia samples when current treatments fail, say researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U). (huntsmancancer.org)
  • Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncologists (cancer specialists) who are experts in a number of treatments. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • The satisfaction levels may influence compliance , continuity of treatments , and patient -doctor communication , impacting the quality of clinical care in the next phases of the pandemic . (bvsalud.org)
  • The Cancer Supportive Care Program complements standard cancer treatments. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • If we identify the genetic and molecular variations in each patient's cancer cells , we can tailor treatments that target the molecular underpinnings of each patient's disease. (ucsf.edu)
  • One area in which this hospital shines is its focus on the research, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer and thoracic conditions, in particular. (asbestos.com)
  • While thoracic cancers, including lung cancer and mesothelioma , fare poorly with conventional therapies, the Thoracic Cancer Program is realizing successes with its collaborative approach. (asbestos.com)
  • However, beyond lung cancer and its related conditions, Froedtert scientists and physicians direct their attention and experience toward the entire spectrum of cancer subtypes. (asbestos.com)
  • A low-dose CT scan of the lungs may detect lung cancer in its earliest stage, when it is easiest to treat. (memorialhealth.com)
  • To learn more about lung cancer and screenings, call (912) 350-LUNG (5864). (memorialhealth.com)
  • Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Beginning as a growth of abnormal cells, the cancer grows to form a tumor, interfering with lung function. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Lung cancer is treated through surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Those who smoke cigarettes have an increased risk for lung cancer. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Doctors Hospital of Augusta is committed to providing lung cancer screenings to facilitate the early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • To learn more about lung cancer prevention and treatment options, please call us at (706) 651-5864 or (706) 651-LUNG . (doctors-hospital.net)
  • This is why we provide a continuum of care that spans from our low-cost lung cancer screening program to minimally invasive cancer treatment options. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • The sooner lung cancer is found the better. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Lung cancer often does not present any symptoms in its early stages, which is why it frequently goes undetected until it advances. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • At Doctors Hospital, we offer a low-cost CT lung cancer screening program to honor our commitment to the early detection of lung cancer. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • If you are 50 years old or older and want to find out if you meet the criteria for lung cancer screening, please call our Consult-A-Nurse team at (706) 651-4343 . (doctors-hospital.net)
  • To schedule your lung cancer screening, please call our centralized scheduling line at (877) 357-0159 . (doctors-hospital.net)
  • The specialists that make up our lung cancer team work together to rapidly diagnose lung tumors and form a personalized treatment plan for every patient. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah is now offering lung-cancer screening using low-radiation CT (computed tomography) technology. (huntsmancancer.org)
  • Specialists in systems elsewhere in the body that may be affected by cancer, such as heart, lung or digestive system. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • Outstanding video production, patient decision aid 'Lung Cancer Screening: Is it right for me? (mdanderson.org)
  • Advanced treatment for cancers occurring in the chest, such as esophageal, lung, and thymic cancers, and chest wall tumors. (stlukesonline.org)
  • In 2019-2020, SCCA was ranked fifteenth and was also noted as "High Performing" in two areas: colon cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Q: What is the patient's feedback about Nimisha Cancer Care? (doctoriduniya.com)
  • According to the patient's feedback Nimisha Cancer Care is the one of best Clinic in Lucknow. (doctoriduniya.com)
  • Warwick said proton beam therapy can be equal to the cost or up to two times the cost of traditional radiation therapy, depending on the cancer diagnosis and the patient's treatment plan. (miamiherald.com)
  • According to Cole's lawsuit, up until Jan. 1, 2019, UnitedHealthcare had held to a blanket policy of denying proton beam therapy for prostate cancer regardless of a patient's individual circumstances or medical needs. (miamiherald.com)
  • We offer an array of treatment options so that we can individualize each patient's care plan to their needs and type of cancer. (rosemed.com)
  • The center takes an innovative and individualized approach to cancer based on a detailed understanding of the patient's genetic or molecular information - the "signatures" that make every tumor unique. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • From the design of our facility to the support and education groups offered, we strive to meet each patient's unique needs and treat cancer individually and precisely. (freemanhealth.com)
  • Through a network of compassionate physicians, nurses and support staff, we provide education, treatment and encouragement throughout our patient's battle with cancer - and throughout their lives. (freemanhealth.com)
  • CHICAGO (February 23, 2017): The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted its year-end 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award to a select group of 22 accredited cancer programs throughout the United States. (facs.org)
  • Award criteria were based on qualitative and quantitative surveys of cancer programs conducted during the first half of 2017. (facs.org)
  • The 16 award-winning cancer care programs represent approximately six percent of programs surveyed by the CoC January 1- June 30, 2017. (facs.org)
  • The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 600,000 Americans will die of cancer in 2017. (cancer.gov)
  • American Cancer Society: Cancer Facts and Figures 2017. (cancer.gov)
  • Atlanta, Ga: American Cancer Society, 2017. (cancer.gov)
  • The aromatherapy service at the Cancer Support and Information Centre (CSIC) of this regional Cancer Centre has been continually assessed since its inception in 1993. (isharonline.org)
  • The cancer centre has the expertise to perform full range of cancer surgeries. (brookefieldhospital.com)
  • Charlie Bear for Cancer Care is the charitable fund dedicated to raising funds for the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC). (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • Centre for the North opened its doors November 1, 2012, after two years of efficient construction that saw the 5,000-square meter facility built on time and on budget. (bccancer.bc.ca)
  • Centre for the North has gone above and beyond to address many of the challenges to accessible cancer care closer to home for many indigenous communities,' says Preston Guno, who has been Director of Indigenous Cancer Care at BC Cancer for the past three years. (bccancer.bc.ca)
  • As well as designing for medical professional use, designers have often intervened to make medical centres for inviting, such as Morag Mysercough's colourful re-design of the wards at Sheffield Children's Hospital, and this painted cancer care centre in Copenhagen . (dezeen.com)
  • India, March 23, 2021: Alkem Laboratories Restricted ("Alkem") has agreed to accomplice with Tata Memorial Centre ("TMC") to ascertain a complicated Radiotherapy Facility as part of the Homi Bhabha Most cancers Hospital and Analysis Heart ("HBCHRC"), Muzaffarpur. (masporellos.org)
  • Dr. RA Badwe, Director, TMC stated - "The mission of Tata Memorial Centre, Division of Atomic Power, Authorities of India is to supply reasonably priced and accessible most cancers care to every person in India. (masporellos.org)
  • The two new facilities added last week are a state-of-the-art Cardiac MRI Suite and a new chemotherapy robotic pharmacy. (gulf-times.com)
  • Treatment for cancer and blood disorders using medicine, including chemotherapy and other therapies. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Our sarcoma (bone and muscle tumor) specialists include surgeons, radiation oncologists (specialists who treat cancer with energy, like X-rays), medical oncologists (doctors who provide treamtents such as chemotherapy) and geneticists. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • Chemoembolization delivers a high dose of a cancer-killing drug (chemotherapy) directly to the organ. (healthonecares.com)
  • The clinicians may be specialists in chemotherapy , radiation therapy , targeted therapy, immunotherapy, cancer surgeries or cancer ablation (using heat, cold or electric current to attack cancers). (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • Evidence based, internationally approved chemotherapy guidelines are followed for treatment of various solid and hematological cancers. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • Chemotherapy has been the accepted therapeutic paradigm for the treatment of advanced cancers. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • This mode of treatment involves the use of systemic chemotherapy drugs which target specific areas where cancer cells grow. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • This facility being developed as a spoke mannequin shall additionally present chemotherapy, minor operation, primary laboratory, remedy planning, and so forth. (masporellos.org)
  • The CoC provides the public with information on the resources, services, and cancer treatment experience for each CoC-accredited cancer program online . (facs.org)
  • The facility will have two treatment vaults for radiation, a room dedicated to PET-CT scanning, 35 infusion chairs with personal tablets, 19 exam rooms, a covered patio with peaceful waterfalls, and a nursing station with semi-private scheduling areas. (mckesson.com)
  • Once the objectives became clear, Cannon set about finding the right design solutions and materials to create this treatment facility. (archdaily.com)
  • At John Flynn Private Hospital, there is a Ramsay Pharmacy open 24-hours a day to answer any questions you may have about your cancer treatment and provide advice on managing any side effects. (johnflynnprivate.com.au)
  • You may be taking multiple medications treating other conditions whilst you are undergoing cancer treatment. (johnflynnprivate.com.au)
  • furthermore, it aims to replenish nutritional and metabolic deficits during and after cancer treatment. (isharonline.org)
  • GOALS OF WORK: Therapeutic touch (TT) is a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatment modeled on the ancient practice of 'laying on of hands' that has been developed into a contemporary supportive care intervention. (isharonline.org)
  • BACKGROUND: Women with recurring ovarian cancer are living longer, due to advances in treatment options. (isharonline.org)
  • The Canadian Cancer Society is not responsible for the quality of the information or services provided by other organizations and mentioned on cancer.ca, nor do we endorse any service, product, treatment or therapy. (cancer.ca)
  • We offer self-pay and insured treatment for many different types of cancer in the comfortable and private surroundings of The Holly Private Hospital. (theholly.com)
  • Many people enjoy the social aspect of having cancer treatment in the same space as other people who are going through a similar situation. (theholly.com)
  • INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Record and Verify Systems for Radiation Treatment of Cancer: Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Quality Control, Human Health Reports No. 7, IAEA, Vienna (2013). (iaea.org)
  • Our clinical care environment fosters communication and coordination among the many team members, allowing for customized courses of treatment to be delivered in an efficient and timely manner. (montefiore.org)
  • The REALTORS® Community Foundation donated $5,000 to Wellspring's Nourish program, which aids with the nutritional needs of those enduring the hardships of cancer treatment. (realtorscare.ca)
  • And, if you are diagnosed with esophageal cancer, the nurse navigator will guide you and your family as you enter treatment, making sure you receive the resources and support you need. (stlukesonline.org)
  • If you have questions about esophageal cancer diagnosis and treatment, please call our thoracic nurse navigator at (208) 381-6194. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Radiation therapy for cancer treatment using state-of-the-art, highly accurate technology. (stlukesonline.org)
  • You can count on a team of experts who will work alongside your physicians to help you and your family be as strong and stable as possible during your cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Learn how COVID-19 may affect your mesothelioma treatment and cancer center visits. (asbestos.com)
  • Within the city of Milwaukee, you'll find a health care destination renowned worldwide for its contributions to cancer research and treatment: Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin. (asbestos.com)
  • Among his care interests are extrapleural pneumonectomies for malignant mesothelioma treatment . (asbestos.com)
  • Accreditation means that your cancer treatment will be done through a program that has met the highest level of quality and provides cancer care from prevention to survivorship. (tanner.org)
  • And at Tanner, every expert involved in your treatment will work together with one goal: to help you conquer cancer. (tanner.org)
  • The Memorial Health Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute offers the most comprehensive cancer treatment for many different types of cancer in the region. (memorialhealth.com)
  • As the largest health care provider in Wisconsin, Aurora Health Care brings together experts in surgical and non-surgical treatment for orthopedic conditions. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • Our church family is honored to partner with the best cancer treatment, prevention and research center in the world. (mdanderson.org)
  • We're also among the leaders in COG for symptom prevention and symptom management research for children undergoing treatment for cancer. (nemours.org)
  • Urology surgical care services include treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which can be treated with an outpatient procedure called GreenLight™ Laser PVP (photoselective vaporization of the prostate). (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • Last fall I went in for a routine prostate screening and discovered that, without medical treatment, prostate cancer would have killed me in five years or less. (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • For more information about cancer diagnosis, treatment and other services, call askSARAH at (303) 253-3225 . (healthonecares.com)
  • A minimally invasive treatment for liver cancer, chemoembolization can be used when too much tumor exists to treat with radiofrequency ablation (RFA). (healthonecares.com)
  • We want cancer treatment to begin in its earliest stages, when it is most treatable. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Treatment will depend on the type of thyroid cancer a patient has and may include surgically removing all or part of the thyroid, radioactive iodine treatment or medications. (rosemed.com)
  • We offer advanced treatment and care for cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and vulvar cancer. (rosemed.com)
  • Surgery is a common element to cancer treatment. (rosemed.com)
  • Visit the specialists at San Antonio's Methodist Hospital Ambulatory Surgery for surgical cancer treatment. (sahealth.com)
  • Port placements are inserted with care by our board-certified team as part of your cancer treatment plan. (sahealth.com)
  • To learn more about port placements for cancer care treatment at Methodist Hospital Ambulatory Surgery, please call (210) 575-5000 . (sahealth.com)
  • How does port placement aid in cancer treatment? (sahealth.com)
  • The port will appear as a small bump under the skin, where medical staff can insert fluids, medication or radiation therapy during cancer treatment. (sahealth.com)
  • When receiving treatment for a specific condition or undergoing a specific procedure in the hospital, you want the best care possible. (healthgrades.com)
  • And because people undergoing cancer treatment often need prompt assessments or care for side effects, the PCMB has a dedicated acute care center. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • A new study of the genetic makeup, or genome, of Ewing sarcoma, a rare cancer that strikes children, teenagers, and young adults, has produced multiple discoveries: a previously unknown sarcoma subtype, genetic factors related to long-term survival, and identification of a genetic change between the primary and metastatic stages of the disease that could lead to better, more targeted treatment. (huntsmancancer.org)
  • Precise, accurate imaging-think mammography, CT and MRI scans-is important to cancer screening, treatment, and follow-up care. (huntsmancancer.org)
  • As cancer patient needs become more complicated and new cancer treatment options are accepted, our approach to cancer care continues to evolve. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • At all of our multidisciplinary cancer clinics, expert clinicians work together to share ideas and formulate a treatment plan that's best for the patient. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • As treatment progresses, we'll continue to guide cancer survivors through their ongoing medical and emotional concerns. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • Each patient is unique and teaches us myriad aspects of cancer treatment. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • This therapy of cancer treatment uses the body's immune system to kill cancer cells. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • Biological therapy for cancer is used in the treatment of many types of cancer to prevent or slow tumor growth and to prevent the spread of cancer. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • We're also home to Idaho's only cancer treatment center for children, only federally sponsored center for hemophilia, and only blood and marrow transplant program. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Treatment for blood cancers including leukemia and lymphoma, as well as autologous, syngeneic and allogeneic bone marrow and stem cell transplant. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Advanced treatment of cancers affecting the urinary tract, bladder, kidneys, and male reproductive organs. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Programs and resources to help promote healing, reduce stress, and manage cancer treatment side effects and symptoms. (stlukesonline.org)
  • The promise of exciting new treatment and technology is balanced against continuing concerns about cost, uncertainty around implementation of health care reform, and increasing complexity of cancer treatment. (asco.org)
  • Running parallel with the emergence of different approaches for treating cancer, is the emergence of a different type of patient: one that "won't settle for average" when it comes to seeking treatment and one that expects to work in tandem with their physician participating in the decision-making process, said Carroll. (ucsf.edu)
  • There are increasing numbers of breast cancer survivors in Ireland and worldwide due to improvements in screening and advances in adjuvant treatment. (hrb.ie)
  • Leg ulcers are a major health care problem, in terms of treatment, cost, recurrence and chronicity (Posnett and Franks, 2008). (hrb.ie)
  • Unlike standard X-ray radiation or surgery, proton therapy is a highly accurate treatment that dramatically minimizes serious side effects, lowers the chances of secondary cancers, and can be used in the most complex of cases. (procure.com)
  • At ProCure, each proton treatment plan is precisely tailored to your cancer - and to you. (procure.com)
  • From custom-crafting our equipment to the exact shape and size required to accurately target your tumor, to custom-fitting your treatment bed for enhanced comfort, every aspect of your care is individualized with your recovery and comfort in mind. (procure.com)
  • Our expert medical team is made up of board-certified radiation oncologists, nurses, radiation therapists, and treatment team assistants who are committed to providing exceptional patient care. (procure.com)
  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is a cancer treatment and research center in Seattle, Washington. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite remarkable progress in the treatment of pediatric malignancy, 30 percent of children with cancer still die of their disease or its complications (Pizzo and Poplack, 1997). (nap.edu)
  • By learning about this diagnosis and its treatment options, communicating with your health care team, and surrounding yourself with a support network, you will be better able to manage ocular melanoma and experience a better quality of life. (cancercare.org)
  • Because ocular melanoma is a complex condition with complex treatment options, good communication between you and your health care team is key. (cancercare.org)
  • When your health care team talks about your diagnosis and treatment, ask questions about anything you don't understand. (cancercare.org)
  • Depending on the information that your health care team has learned about your melanoma, your treatment options may include radiation. (cancercare.org)
  • This situation is changing as the science of measuring health care quality matures and begins to focus on consumer-oriented indicators for the treatment of chronic diseases. (nap.edu)
  • making cancer treatment more precise and effective. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The company is currently focusing its platform on the development and manufacturing of therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and infectious disease. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Our exceptional teams provide medical and surgical management of all types of sarcomas, combining their expertise to deliver comprehensive care in a single clinical setting. (montefiore.org)
  • Dr. Joyce Varughese, a board certified, fellowship trained gynecologic oncologist, has joined Capital Health Surgical Group and is now part of the nationally accredited Capital Health Cancer Center, located at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell. (capitalhealth.org)
  • As part of the ongoing expansion of services and facilities across Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Minister of Public Health HE Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari inaugurated two new services at the Heart Hospital and the National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR). (gulf-times.com)
  • Having a dedicated Cardiac MRI Suite at Heart Hospital means that inpatients do not need to be transported to other facilities for this kind of procedure," said Dr al-Kuwari. (gulf-times.com)
  • Although all audiology and balance services have now transferred from Rumailah Hospital to the Ambulatory Care Center, services offered at Building 316 on HMC's Medical City campus will remain at that location. (gulf-times.com)
  • Family members can still offer love and support to someone in a hospice or hospital, while having skilled care from the healthcare team. (cancer.ca)
  • A palliative care unit is where people can receive specialized palliative care in a hospital setting. (cancer.ca)
  • Brookefield Hospital is committed to doing more than just providing medical care. (brookefieldhospital.com)
  • Fortis Hiranandani Hospital in Vashi was founded in the year 2007 as an advanced tertiary care and multi-specialty hospital. (tourmyindia.com)
  • This luxurious supreme hospital is the critical care facility augmented with the modern and up to date facilities that facilitate speedier diagnosis and efficient monitoring. (tourmyindia.com)
  • Through Froedtert Health, a regional hospital system including partnerships with local and statewide facilities, this institution has emerged as a top-tier cancer resource for Wisconsin and the surrounding region. (asbestos.com)
  • This hospital functions as a major training and research facility. (asbestos.com)
  • This momentous partnership between the world's first cancer hospital and New Jersey's premier hospital system will rewrite the future of cancer care in New Jersey," said Craig B. Thompson, M.D., president and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering. (mskcc.org)
  • He said he sought care at Baptist Health South Florida's Miami Cancer Institute , which operates the region's only proton beam therapy center and formed an alliance with New York's renowned cancer hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering. (miamiherald.com)
  • The Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders includes pediatric cancer research programs at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del. (nemours.org)
  • Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando and Nemours Children's Specialty Care in Jacksonville, Fla. (nemours.org)
  • CoC accreditation challenges Morton Plant Hospital to stay focused on patient-centered needs, and encourages continued measurement of quality care against national standards. (baycare.org)
  • San Antonio's Methodist Hospital Ambulatory Surgery is part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare . (sahealth.com)
  • Healthgrades ratings show you how well a hospital performed in providing patient care. (healthgrades.com)
  • Changes in the healthcare system have resulted in shortened hospital stays, moving the focus of care from the hospital to the home. (nih.gov)
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute dedicates its new state-of-the-art $100 million expansion of its cancer hospital. (huntsmancancer.org)
  • Consequently, hospital systems have been steadily chipping away at the costs to deliver services without sacrificing quality of care. (bizjournals.com)
  • Tendulkar, who is also the 'Goodwill ambassador of UNICEF', has donated equipments required in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to the Makunda hospital located in Assam's Karimganj district. (indiatimes.com)
  • Radiotherapy is a vital a part of any most cancers hospital. (masporellos.org)
  • This hospital will convey reduction to folks of Bihar who need to journey lengthy distances and make large out of pocket bills for most cancers remedy. (masporellos.org)
  • The Ottawa Hospital provides patient-centred care, touching the lives of thousands of people every day and from every corner of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. (obj.ca)
  • As a leader in cutting-edge research and technology, it is at your Hospital that ideas come to life, collaboration leads to success, and new tools advance patient care. (obj.ca)
  • Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, interim director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, stands outside the new UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital at Mission Bay. (ucsf.edu)
  • Embodying this evolution in cancer management is the new 70-bed UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital , opening Feb. 1, 2015, at Mission Bay. (ucsf.edu)
  • The construction of the new hospital was spurred by changing demographics, said Gerrie Shields , MBA, director of clinical services administration at the UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center. (ucsf.edu)
  • The opening of the new UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital provides capacity to assure that we can meet that demand," she said. (ucsf.edu)
  • Evanston Hospital expanded to 475 beds during the 1940s and established intensive care, cardiac care, kidney dialysis center and neonatology units. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1981, the Kellogg Cancer Care Center was established, the first cancer center built by a community hospital in the nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evanston Hospital serves as the flagship facility for NorthShore. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital has a Level I trauma center , Women's Hospital and Cardiovascular Care Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ensuring appropriate cancer screenings among low-income persons with chronic conditions and persons residing in long-term care (LTC) facilities presents special challenges. (lifescienceglobal.com)
  • Enrollees with multiple chronic comorbidities were more likely to receive colorectal and prostate cancer screenings and less likely to receive Papanicolaou ( Pap) tests than were those without chronic conditions. (lifescienceglobal.com)
  • More work is needed to better understand these issues and to facilitate referrals for appropriate cancer screenings. (lifescienceglobal.com)
  • Whether you have been recently diagnosed with cancer or have questions about screenings, signs or symptoms, a specially trained askSARAH nurse can help. (rosemed.com)
  • We encourage regular gynecologic screenings, such as Pap smears , to aid in the early detection and prevention of cancers affecting women. (rosemed.com)
  • 2008: SCCA introduced the MammoVan, a mobile digital mammography service that travels to communities throughout the Seattle area offering breast cancer screenings. (wikipedia.org)
  • At MSK, where he has served as a member of the Boards of Overseers and Managers since 1990, he has now made $225 million in gifts and pledges, including funds to establish the David H. Koch Center for the Immunologic Control of Cancer, endow two David H. Koch Chairs, and provide ongoing support for prostate cancer research. (mskcc.org)
  • Cole, 71, was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in spring 2018. (miamiherald.com)
  • Prostate cancer can be treated with surgery or radiation, in addition to other therapies. (miamiherald.com)
  • Maria Gordon Shydlo, communications director for UnitedHealthcare, provided a written statement in response to questions about the insurer's coverage of proton beam therapy for prostate cancer. (miamiherald.com)
  • After Jan. 1, 2019, UnitedHealthcare's policy acknowledged that proton beam therapy can be effective for prostate cancer. (miamiherald.com)
  • But the company's updated policy states that proton beam therapy and the more traditional intensity-modulated radiation therapy "are proven and considered clinically equivalent for treating prostate cancer" and that medical necessity will be determined based on the terms of the insured person's plan. (miamiherald.com)
  • Casey said Cole's lawsuit seeks to have UnitedHealthcare reprocess all claims for proton beam therapy for prostate cancer filed prior to the policy update in January. (miamiherald.com)
  • From a bladder infection to prostate cancer, our experienced urologists can help restore your urologic health. (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • The American Cancer Society (ACS) suggests men of average-risk receive an annual prostate cancer test starting at 50 years old. (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • It is critical that men receive prostate cancer tests and testicular cancer checks regularly because cancer is most treatable in its early stages. (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • Below are testimonials from some of the men we have treated for testicular and prostate cancer. (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • Being diagnosed with prostate cancer was one of the most difficult experiences of my life. (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • Which is why, when I was diagnosed with prostate cancer, I was lucky to find Dr. Stritzke and the WVMC team. (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • That's all changed with the introduction of routine use of imaging and other screening practices, in which, for example, an asymptomatic small kidney cancer might be spotted in a patient with suspected gallstones, said Carroll, interim director and head of the prostate cancer program at UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and associate dean of the UCSF School of Medicine. (ucsf.edu)
  • 2016: SCCA opened the Prostate Cancer Genetics Clinic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family history of colorectal cancer? (tanner.org)
  • Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States (1), and colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer death among cancers that affect both men and women (2). (cdc.gov)
  • Map Showing Grantees of CDC's Colorectal Cancer Control Program, Program Year 1, July 2015 through June 2016. (cdc.gov)
  • The disparity between survival rates for Black and White women with breast cancer is well documented and has been examined in terms socioeconomics, environment, tumor type, and genetics. (waldenu.edu)
  • and breast cancer survival rates. (waldenu.edu)
  • Using the social determinants of cancer theoretical framework, the breast cancer survival rate of 4,087 Black and White women in Georgia between the ages of 45 and 69 was studied. (waldenu.edu)
  • The relationship between breast cancer survival and predictors including race, income, health care facility type, grade, and tumor type (4 sub-variables) were examined using the Kaplan-Meier Method, log-rank test, and Cox proportional hazard model. (waldenu.edu)
  • The Cox proportional hazard model suggested no statistically significant relationship between breast cancer survival and health care facility type, after controlling for other predictors (Ï?2(2) = 0.3647, p = 0.8333). (waldenu.edu)
  • This result indicates that healthcare facilities do not influence breast cancer survival rates, however, given the persistent health outcome disparities further research in the area is warranted. (waldenu.edu)
  • We offer a specialized screening program for women with a higher-than-average risk of developing breast cancer. (memorialhealth.com)
  • Breast cancer screening in primary care facilities: what we should pay attention to? (bvsalud.org)
  • Mutations in a gene called XRCC2 cause increased breast cancer risk, according to a study published online today in the American Journal of Human Genetics. (huntsmancancer.org)
  • Will My Breast Cancer Spread? (huntsmancancer.org)
  • Researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah have discovered a new way to model human breast cancer that could lead to new tools for predicting which breast cancers will spread and new ways to test drugs that may stop its spread. (huntsmancancer.org)
  • In 2015, Project PINK BLUE won a SPARC MBC Challenge grant to launch their "Breast Cancer Navigation and Palliative Programme" focusing on providing patient navigation to women living with MBC, and helping them to have access to timely palliative care. (uicc.org)
  • A support group was formed called the "Abuja Breast Cancer Support Group", with participants also engaged in public awareness-raising activities, for example, a flash mob. (uicc.org)
  • Proportionate mortality ratios for breast and colon cancers, diabetes, and heart disease varied by occupational comparison group. (cdc.gov)
  • Review objective: To assess the effects of interventions to develop breast cancer awareness amongst women. (hrb.ie)
  • Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in females globally (Jemal et al. (hrb.ie)
  • 2011). Early diagnosis of breast cancer is linked to more favourable outcomes and longer survival. (hrb.ie)
  • 2018: The National Institutes of Health awarded Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center a $10.24 million grant for Latina breast cancer research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before President Barack Obama's health care law, a cancer diagnosis could make you uninsurable. (spokesman.com)
  • What we learned was that people are willing to make trade-offs in order to have access to affordable health care," the company said. (spokesman.com)
  • They also consulted with a "Whole Person Health Design Team" comprised of ProHealth Care staffers. (archdaily.com)
  • The World Health Organization has reported that cancer cases are expected to surge by 57 percent over the next 20 years, calling it "an imminent human disaster. (mskcc.org)
  • Ramsay Pharmacy is a key member of the Ramsay Health care network. (johnflynnprivate.com.au)
  • This study examines the impact of having chronic diseases and of LTC residency status on cancer screening among adults enrolled in Medicaid, a joint state-federal government program providing health insurance for certain low-income individuals in the U.S. (lifescienceglobal.com)
  • Home care nurses, health aides, respite workers and volunteers can be a part of your home palliative care team. (cancer.ca)
  • INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Radiotherapy Facilities: Master Planning and Concept Design Considerations, Human Health Reports No. 10, IAEA, Vienna (2014). (iaea.org)
  • We aim at providing exceptional & accessible health care at optimal costs to every patient with the same dignity and respect. (brookefieldhospital.com)
  • The Ministry of Public Health, HMC, and Primary Health Care Corporation have partnered again this year to re-launch the Ramadan Health website and expanded the initiative by introducing a companion smartphone and tablet app. (gulf-times.com)
  • Hospice care services are similar to palliative care, and can include help with physical, practical, emotional, and spiritual needs when you are dealing with a serious health issue. (sutterhealth.org)
  • The impact of farm lifestyle and health characteristics: cervical cancer screening among southern farmwomen. (cdc.gov)
  • However, there is little examination of the role of health care facilities in cancer disparities. (waldenu.edu)
  • Explaining about the critical care unit at Pamba in a simple function held here, the hospital's Senior General Manager T.N. Sekar had informed that lakhs of people travel to Sabarimala during the pilgrim season every year and some of them face health problems due to unaccustomed exertion. (apollohospitals.com)
  • Health goes beyond medical care. (stlukesonline.org)
  • For questions, scheduling an appointment or to refer a patient to Memorial Health Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center, please Call (800) 343-3025 or (912) 350-8490 . (memorialhealth.com)
  • Memorial Health Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute believes that healing is so much more than just medicine. (memorialhealth.com)
  • And more New Jersey communities than ever will have access to hundreds of clinical trials for many cancer types, including the phase I trials that both Memorial Sloan Kettering and Hackensack Meridian Health offer. (mskcc.org)
  • Each organization's existing sites of care in New Jersey - including Hackensack Meridian Health's cancer care locations, the John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC in Hackensack, and Memorial Sloan Kettering's locations in Basking Ridge, Middletown, and Montvale (opening in 2018) - will be part of the Memorial Sloan Kettering-Hackensack Meridian Health partnership, but each organization will independently own, operate, and manage these existing sites. (mskcc.org)
  • The initial stages of the Memorial Sloan Kettering-Hackensack Meridian Health partnership will involve developing joint standards of care to be applied across these existing sites to optimize clinical outcomes for every patient, as well as setting clinical research priorities. (mskcc.org)
  • The standard of care that we develop will be implemented at all Hackensack Meridian Health and Memorial Sloan Kettering partnership sites alike. (mskcc.org)
  • The CRCCP funds 23 states, 6 universities, and 1 tribal organization (Figure 1) to partner with health care systems and implement evidence-based interventions (EBIs) recommended by the Community Preventive Services Task Force in the Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide) (10). (cdc.gov)
  • Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) improves the health of British Columbians by seeking province-wide solutions to specialized health care needs in collaboration with BC health authorities and other partners. (bccancer.bc.ca)
  • The Joint Commission, an independent, nonprofit health care accrediting organization, has certified our excellence in joint replacement, ensuring the same high-quality care at any Aurora location. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • Lorna McNeill, Ph.D. (right), has worked closely with Senior Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell and his congregation to educate the African- American community about health care through Project CHURCH, an initiative that is garnering national attention. (mdanderson.org)
  • In collaboration with Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston, she helps members improve their health and well-being through Project CHURCH, Creating a Higher Understanding of Cancer Research and Community Health. (mdanderson.org)
  • Thus far, the program has surpassed its initial focus - studying the role of behavioral, environmental and social factors on minority health and cancer disparities among African-Americans. (mdanderson.org)
  • The relationship of trust and care we've built with the church is just as important as the research being done," says McNeill, assistant professor in the Department of Health Disparities Research at MD Anderson and lead investigator on Project CHURCH. (mdanderson.org)
  • As co-director of MD Anderson's Center for Community-Engaged Translational Research of the Duncan Family Institute for Cancer Prevention and Risk Assessment , McNeill believes her true calling is to help close the gap on disparities in health and help people live healthy and well-balanced lives. (mdanderson.org)
  • West Valley Medical Center today was named one of the nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in. (westvalleymedctr.com)
  • If you are covered by Medicare and have a referral from your primary care provider, this screening is covered with your health plan. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Although new regulations won't be fully implemented for several more years, architecture and design firms that design health-care buildings are working to stay ahead of the curve and have been riding a wave of transformation for more than a decade. (bizjournals.com)
  • Doing more with less and achieving better outcomes are central mandates within health-care reform. (bizjournals.com)
  • This wellness approach to health care, with it's strong education component, is another priority within the Affordable Care Act. (bizjournals.com)
  • Nearly every health-care system in Ohio is involved with one or the other, or both. (bizjournals.com)
  • There's definitely a trend toward adding private rooms and converting semi-private rooms," said Bill Miller , director of health-care architecture at Moody-Nolan. (bizjournals.com)
  • That insightful idea is the foundation of Aurora Health Care's proven multidisciplinary cancer care (MDCC) approach. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • A centerpiece of each Center, the pragmatic trial will evaluate the integration of telehealth-delivered cancer care into a real-world clinical environment, evaluating improvements in patient access, quality of care, patient-provider communication, and health outcomes. (nih.gov)
  • They help in promoting coping skills and minimizing the adverse effects of hospitalization, health care, and other potentially stressful experiences. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • Utilization of burdensome and expensive health care resources of little therapeutic benefit. (cancer.gov)
  • The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) unites and supports the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda. (uicc.org)
  • UICC aims to nurture aspiring young cancer control professionals to become successful leaders in cancer control and the wider global health community. (uicc.org)
  • Today, these women are leading advocacy campaigns to get the government include cancer care in health insurance and better funding for cancer care in Nigeria. (uicc.org)
  • Our researchers are investigating every major disease and re-shaping health care, replacing existing ways of being treated with new, better methods. (obj.ca)
  • Throughout the coming decade, we will embark on a quest that will change Ottawa's health care landscape for the next century. (obj.ca)
  • Medical professionals are invited to join us on Saturday, May 4 at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell for an educational program that will focus on changes and evolutions in cancer care. (capitalhealth.org)
  • The proposed new review will explore evidence specifically focusing on the impact of institutional smoking bans in workplaces, health care facilities and in other public places, so-called meso-level data. (hrb.ie)
  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - It's a Netflix approach to health care. (kdvr.com)
  • ProCure has clinical affiliation agreements with several of the country's leading cancer programs, including Hackensack Meridian Health , NYU and Northwell Health. (procure.com)
  • These health care providers are nominated by their peers based on a variety of factors, such as years of experience, competency and patient satisfaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heightened expectation of success leads to a reluctance of parents and health care providers to make a formal transition to non-cure-directed interventions. (nap.edu)
  • Your oncologist, nurses, and other members of your health care team work together to treat your ocular melanoma. (cancercare.org)
  • Here are few questions you may want to ask your health care team. (cancercare.org)
  • to learn how you can communicate more effectively with your health care team. (cancercare.org)
  • An important aspect of quality is accountability, which can be applied to many aspects of health care. (nap.edu)
  • The market relies on the use of quality data by health care purchasers and consumers in choosing plans and providers. (nap.edu)
  • Advanced medical imaging is a component of health care expenditure gro. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The company serves as the U.S. pharmaceutical operation of Eisai Co., Ltd., a research-based human health care ( hhc ) company that discovers, develops and markets products throughout the world. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Mosa Terra Maestricht collection was used for the interior design of a healthcare facility in Wisconsin. (archdaily.com)
  • Some healthcare facilities provide palliative care and support. (cancer.ca)
  • Coordinate your care with healthcare providers and family caretakers. (sutterhealth.org)
  • Rural residence, access to healthcare facilities, and multiple roles of farmwomen may pose barriers to cervical cancer screening among women living in southern farm states. (cdc.gov)
  • The change from "Healthcare" to "HealthSystem" was brought about by a "position in Northern Illinois as a comprehensive integrated delivery system of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • From radiation therapy to clinical trials to check-ins with your doctor, your care is made as convenient as possible. (mskcc.org)
  • What are the conclusions of clinical trials or meta-analyses related to infection control in nursing homes and long-term care facilities? (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • These efforts have resulted in a growing body of cancer research and clinical trials . (asbestos.com)
  • The NCCBD provides children and families across the globe with compassionate, family- and patient-centered care, personalized clinical services, education and support programs, and advanced research and participation in clinical trials. (nemours.org)
  • That same year SCCA researchers performed more than 200 clinical trials, investigating 48 different forms of cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the first time, a mutation in HIF2α, a specific group of genes known as transcription factors that is involved in red blood cell production and cell metabolism, has been identified in cancer tumor cells. (huntsmancancer.org)
  • Dr. Willie Underwood, a Roswell Park Cancer Institute oncologist, examines Richard Waldrop at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., in February. (spokesman.com)
  • To find an ocular melanoma specialist, ask your primary care doctor or oncologist to recommend one, or contact a nearby cancer center. (cancercare.org)
  • The American Society of Clinical Oncology's website, Cancer.Net, offers a "Find an Oncologist" database that allows you to search by many different criteria, including area of specialty, board certification, and location. (cancercare.org)
  • There are nearly 14 million cancer survivors living in the U.S. Survival rates are climbing, thanks to better screening and early detection. (memorialhealth.com)
  • They want access to information in terms of who's providing the best quality of care, and they want to know about overall patient outcomes. (facs.org)
  • APRIL 23, 2020 -- Delivering cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic has proven particularly challenging, as minimizing the risk of infection must be balanced with maintaining optimal outcomes. (medicinenet.com)
  • These expectations for both families and treating professionals are realistically based on relatively better overall outcomes for children compared to adults with cancer (even for similar cancers). (nap.edu)
  • Incorporating evidence based psychological therapies into usual care and targeting family carers is imperative. (elsevier.com)
  • In 2015, the US cancer care system developed new, more sophisticated therapies, expanded screening capabilities, and improved mortality for many types of cancer. (asco.org)
  • This unprecedented contribution will transform cancer care with a state-of-the-art outpatient medical facility to be known as The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care. (mskcc.org)
  • Despite the introduction of strict COVID-19 control measures , there was a high level of cancer outpatient satisfaction . (bvsalud.org)
  • Orthopedic oncologists have specialty training in treating bone tumors with minimally invasive care and surgery, and in joint reconstruction. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • We use several different methods to reach a liver cancer diagnosis, including diagnostic imaging tests and minimally invasive exams. (healthonecares.com)
  • Your palliative care team may include specially trained doctors, nurses, social workers, dietitians, physical therapists and other specialists as needed. (sutterhealth.org)
  • Child life specialists focus on the optimal development and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults suffering from cancer. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • We have seen the demand for access to UCSF cancer specialists grow over the last 10 years and we expect this to continue. (ucsf.edu)
  • RESULTS: Excess deaths among nurses less than 65 years of age were seen in both comparison groups for viral hepatitis, cancer of the nasal cavities, accidental falls, suicide, and drug-related deaths. (cdc.gov)
  • Your team of doctors, nurses and social workers are valuable sources of support as you cope with a cancer diagnosis. (cancercare.org)
  • A Nude Mouse Facility that allows transplantation of human tumors to better analyze the effects of cancer therapeutic agents. (utmb.edu)
  • High doses of radiation to destroy cancer cells (tumors). (stlukesonline.org)
  • There is a growing recognition of cancer survivorship as a distinct phase in the cancer trajectory. (hrb.ie)
  • The development of a comprehensive approach to survivorship care that meets the needs. (hrb.ie)
  • 2006: SCCA opened the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Survivorship Center with a grant from the Lance Armstrong Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most palliative care units provide care in the last months or weeks of life, but some acute palliative care units are set up for short stays to manage symptoms. (cancer.ca)
  • With a cancer diagnosis, you want a team of skilled, insightful caregivers on your side-focusing their energy just on you, easing symptoms and side effects, and strengthening you physically, mentally, and emotionally. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Our interdisciplinary team is trained to recognize warning signs and symptoms to diagnose liver cancer early. (healthonecares.com)
  • It also means learning to manage the cancer symptoms and side effects. (manipalhospitals.com)
  • Zoledronic acid may stop the growth of cancer cells in the bone and may help relieve some of the symptoms caused by bone metastases. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Preventive rehabilitation programs are needed to restore function, relieve symptoms and side effects of cancer therapy (fatigue, depression and pain) and provide supportive care to improve quality of life. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • Also, despite recent increases in interest in adult palliative care and hospice philosophy, a parallel increase in pediatrics has not occurred-80 percent of children dying with cancer in this country are still suffering, and their symptoms are not being adequately palliated (Wolfe, 2000). (nap.edu)
  • We are deeply grateful to David for his visionary generosity, which will help ensure that Memorial Sloan Kettering continues to set the pace for advances in patient care," said Douglas A. Warner III, Chairman of the Boards of Overseers and Managers. (mskcc.org)
  • Providing exceptional patient care is at the heart of everything we do at the NCCC, and charitable donations are an important part of that. (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • A state-of-the-art interior design creates efficient staff flow and resource sharing for optimal patient care. (bccancer.bc.ca)
  • Research in regenerative medicine, cancer, and to improve patient care. (obj.ca)
  • Funds raised will be allocated to research on regenerative medicine, cancer, and improving patient care. (obj.ca)
  • Our goal is to provide meaningful insight that can help the cancer care community shape system-wide interventions and advocate for needed policy changes. (asco.org)
  • Review objective: To determine the effectiveness of interventions to improve end-of-life care for people with dementia. (hrb.ie)
  • Supportive Care in Cancer , 17 (10), 1247-1254. (elsevier.com)
  • Regardless of the type of facility, infection prevention and control is an integrated, responsive process that applies to all programs, services, and settings in the organization. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • Monitoring adherence to infection prevention procedures by all departments and individuals of a facility. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • The Lyda Hill Cancer Prevention Center provides cancer risk assessment, screening and diagnostic services. (mdanderson.org)
  • Cancer Prevention Researcher Lorna McNeill, Ph.D., has embarked on an important ministry. (mdanderson.org)
  • Project CHURCH is now entering its fourth year of study with backing from the Law Fund to support cancer prevention. (mdanderson.org)
  • The ICCP Portal is a one-stop shop for cancer prevention and control planning. (uicc.org)
  • Research Programme for mid-career researchers working in Republic of Ireland (RoI) to become NCI Cancer Prevention Fellows at the prestigious National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the USA. (hrb.ie)
  • You still can,' says Antonio who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2002. (bccancer.bc.ca)
  • Programs are evaluated on 34 cancer program standards categorized within one of four cancer program activity areas: cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, and quality improvement. (facs.org)
  • She said HMC is expanding and developing its services and facilities to meet the demands of Qatar's growing population. (gulf-times.com)
  • You may be able to arrange for palliative care services in your home. (cancer.ca)
  • Q: What are the services available in Nimisha Cancer Care? (doctoriduniya.com)
  • Learn more about cancer care services at BayCare. (baycare.org)
  • The passage of the Affordable Care Act - with its emphasis on preventative medicine, greater use of technology, increased access, customer satisfaction and cost-effective delivery of services - is accelerating changes to existing facilities and the construction of new ones. (bizjournals.com)
  • When you give to support our funds, our services and our programs, it all stays local to benefit you and the people you care about most! (freemanhealth.com)
  • We provide comprehensive services and the most up-to-date technological advancements in the fight against cancer - all in one convenient and comfortable setting. (freemanhealth.com)
  • Project PINK BLUE is an organisation which seeks to raise public awareness of cancer, and support people with cancer through patient navigation and provision of screening services. (uicc.org)
  • To compare the proportion of women failing to obtain cervical cancer screening in three Southern states to state-level Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data and to identify factors contributing to cervical cancer screening and detection behaviors. (cdc.gov)
  • Farm lifestyle predicting failure to obtain cervical cancer screening included having a house on the farm and engaging in no off-farm work and minimal involvement in farm tasks. (cdc.gov)
  • Geographical isolation and minimal role involvement on the farm may contribute to the likelihood that women are not seeking cervical cancer screening. (cdc.gov)
  • At age 21, women should have their first cervical cancer screening test. (memorialhealth.com)
  • Women over age 65 who have a history of normal Pap and cervical cancer test results can discontinue screening. (memorialhealth.com)
  • Liver cancer occurs when cancer cells are found in the largest internal organ, the liver. (healthonecares.com)
  • A rare disease in which cancer cells form in the ducts that are outside the liver. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Your dedicated Cancer Care Navigator will be with you on every step of your cancer journey, to coordinate all aspects of your care and provide invaluable emotional support. (johnflynnprivate.com.au)
  • Palliative care is a type of care that provides physical, emotional, social and spiritual support for people with cancer and their families. (cancer.ca)
  • Even with the right support in place, there may come a time when it's no longer possible for a person with advanced cancer to stay at home. (cancer.ca)
  • You may need medical care and support that family members can't provide. (cancer.ca)
  • A palliative care clinic is a clinic where people can receive pain and symptom management as well as emotional and practical support. (cancer.ca)
  • Hospice volunteers can provide support in the home, and residential hospices are places where people with cancer can be cared for at the end of life in a homelike setting. (cancer.ca)
  • Approximately 75 new employees will be hired to support clinical manufacturing at the five-story, 175,000-square-foot facility, which the company said is expected to begin operation in January 2019. (genengnews.com)
  • The new facility will generate 200 construction jobs and be located within Pfizer's Andover campus, where 1200 employees now work at seven buildings that house labs, clinical and commercial manufacturing suites, and support areas. (genengnews.com)
  • One of these much-deserving beneficiaries was Wellspring Edmonton , a community-based support program that offers non-medical support to individuals living with cancer. (realtorscare.ca)
  • An ongoing support program for people with cancer and their loved ones. (stlukesonline.org)
  • Charlie Bear was originally launched as a charity in 1978 to raise vital funds to help support people with cancer in a variety of ways. (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • All of this has been made possible through the huge generosity and fundraising efforts of the North East public whose donations to Charlie Bear continue to support local people with cancer. (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • Sheila Alexander, Co-Chair of the Charlie Bear for Cancer Care Charitable Fund, said: "Without your support, none of this would be possible, and we thank each and every one of you. (newcastle-hospitals.org.uk)
  • From our expert physicians to our cutting-edge technology and compassionate support programs, we're with you every step of your fight against cancer. (memorialhealth.com)
  • Our multitude of cancer support groups provide you a cancer care community to help you along your journey. (memorialhealth.com)
  • Social workers and counselors specialize in cancer care can provide emotional support for the patient and family. (aurorahealthcare.org)
  • Each Center will leverage a clinical practice network able to support multiple cancer-focused telehealth research studies, including two rapid-cycle pilot projects and one large-scale pragmatic randomized control trial. (nih.gov)
  • Support Care Cancer;29(6): 2931-2937, 2021 Jun. (bvsalud.org)
  • LTC and SNF residents may face challenges involving caregiver support, concomitant medical and psychiatric conditions, and functional limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental ADLs, as well as diabetes self-care deficits that can adversely impact blood glucose (BG) management. (uspharmacist.com)
  • Caring.com is a leading online destination for caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. (caring.com)
  • The company invested $80 million in the facility, which encompasses a current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) grade pilot plant and office space for support functions, enabling Morphotek to maximize the efficiencies of its product development process and move closer to its goal of becoming a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company. (bio-medicine.org)
  • PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: This study aimed to illuminate the phenomenon of living with recurring ovarian cancer as experienced by women in that condition. (isharonline.org)
  • A hospice facility or program offers supportive care for people at the end of life as well as their families. (cancer.ca)
  • Then too, professionals providing quality end-of-life care to adults, including hospice staff, are not likely to have sufficient training to handle the complex physical, emotional, and psychological care of dying children and their families. (nap.edu)
  • SCCA survival rates for some forms of cancer such as lymphoma exceed national averages. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 22 award-winning cancer care programs represent approximately 12 percent of programs surveyed by the CoC July 1 - December 31, 2016. (facs.org)
  • At its 2016 Annual Town Meeting on May 2, the Town of Andover approved a 5-year tax-increment financing agreement that would tax Pfizer at its current property value for the first 3 years and at 65% of value for years 4 and 5 despite increased property value due to the new facility. (genengnews.com)
  • In early 2016, the American Diabetes Association issued a position statement on the management of diabetes in long-term-care and skilled nursing facilities. (uspharmacist.com)
  • The Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care Melanoma/Sarcoma Program is one of only a few of its kind in the New York Metropolitan area providing an advanced multidisciplinary approach. (montefiore.org)
  • Overall, the specialized home care intervention group was found to have increased survival (P = .002 using stratified log-rank test). (nih.gov)
  • major reductions in premature deaths from cancer, and improvements in quality of life and cancer survival rates. (uicc.org)
  • Several studies (Spiegel / Fawzy) have shown that group supportive care has improved survival. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • For more information, view the 2019 BayCare Cancer Report . (baycare.org)
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City is included by five of six Utah insurers, but Mark Zenger, who manages the center's negotiations with insurance companies, said he's concerned about getting left out by Humana, a major carrier. (spokesman.com)
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah (HCI) today announced that Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. will be appointed to the position of Chairman of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation (the Foundation), effective immediately. (huntsmancancer.org)
  • About 50% of administrators believed their facilities could provide EOL care if supported by palliative care experts. (elsevier.com)
  • As we strive to provide the highest level of care, we value feedback on all aspects of the patient experience. (sahealth.com)
  • This publication provides guidelines on how to plan a radiotherapy facility in terms of the strategic master planning process including the legal, technical and infrastructure requirements. (iaea.org)
  • Therefore, with the superior Radiotherapy Facility and the mini most cancers items, Alkem together with TMC goals to convey an finish to the sufferings of tens of millions of most cancers sufferers of Bihar who need to journey lengthy distance to avail most cancers remedy. (masporellos.org)
  • I'm very blissful that our collaboration with TMC to ascertain a complicated radiotherapy facility and mini most cancers items will assist the folks of Bihar and the adjoining states to raised handle their most cancers care remedy at an reasonably priced price. (masporellos.org)
  • The purpose of the award is to raise the bar on quality cancer care, with the ultimate goal of increasing awareness about high quality, patient-centered care. (facs.org)
  • These 22 cancer programs currently represent the highest quality of cancer care," said CoC Chair Lawrence Shulman, MD, FACP. (facs.org)
  • The new center, developed and built by Ryan Companies US, Inc., offers integrated, high-quality care to diagnose and treat cancer. (mckesson.com)
  • We pride ourselves on our patient-centered approach, which allows us to offer high-quality care. (mckesson.com)
  • Bringing Arizona Oncology's expertise and innovative technology to the prestigious ASURP is a tremendous addition for East Valley residents needing high-quality care," said Molly Ryan Carson, vice president of Development at Ryan. (mckesson.com)
  • Each of these facilities is not just meeting nationally recognized standards for the delivery of quality cancer care, they are exceeding them. (facs.org)
  • By choosing a Commission on Cancer® accredited program, you can rest assured that you are choosing a leading-edge, comprehensive program that is committed to quality care. (rosemed.com)
  • The LSUHCSD delivered quality medical care to residents of Louisiana, regardless of their income or insurance coverage ( 12 - 20 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Reviews the concept of quality EOL care. (cancer.gov)
  • Summarizes and evaluates the commonly cited indicators of quality EOL care. (cancer.gov)
  • A part of coping with cancer depends on the quality of life before the illness occurred. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • We are also collecting data to evaluate the effectiveness of the Cancer Supportive Care Program in hopes of developing new methods of supportive care and investigating ways to improve quality of life. (cancersupportivecare.com)
  • By assembling vast amounts of usable, searchable, real-world data, CancerLinQ seeks to improve the quality and value of cancer care. (asco.org)
  • As you will see in this year's report, the U.S. cancer care delivery system presents a mixed picture-from scientific and practice innovations that are contributing to declining cancer mortality rates to persistent problems that challenge delivery of high-quality care for every individual with cancer. (asco.org)
  • In the 30 years he's been here, Carroll says he's seen dramatic advances in the quality and precision of cancer care. (ucsf.edu)
  • Much of the recent impetus for quality assessment stems from the desire of large employers, business groups, and government programs to purchase managed care products for employees on the basis of quality, as well as cost. (nap.edu)