Tag: community-oncology

Cancer awareness programme held

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Only a population-based cancer registry could confirm if there was an area-wise increase in cancer-related cases or not, said R. Jayakrishnan, Assistant Professor, Community Oncology Division, Regi…

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Community Oncology Alliance Announces Support Of Bill To Help Stabilize The Nation's Deteriorating Cancer Care …

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving access to community cancer care, announced its vigorous support of the Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 1416), a bipartisan bill introduced by Representatives Renee Ellmers (R-NC2) and Steve Israel (D-NY3).

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Nation's Cancer Care Infrastructure Consolidating, Increasing Costs And Creating Access Issues

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) today released its fifth annual Community Oncology Practice Impact Report.

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center receives NCORP grant to conduct cancer clinical trials

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received an $18 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute's Community Oncology Research Program to design and conduct community-based, multi-center screening, prevention and control cancer clinical trials.

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Wake Forest Baptist Cancer Center Awarded $18 Million by National Cancer Institute

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received an $18 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) to design and conduct community-based, multi-center screening, prevention and control cancer clinical trials.

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North Shore-LIJ Cancer Center Gets $4.1 Federal Grant

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. — The North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute has been awarded a $4.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). North Shore-LIJ was …

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GRU Cancer Center got minority grant

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The National Cancer Institute awarded GRU Cancer Center a $3.2 million grant to become a NCI Community Oncology Research Program Minority/Underserved Community Site.

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National Cancer Institute Awards $7.3 million to Kaiser Permanente for Cancer Clinical Trials, Patient Care Research

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A new five-year, $7.3 million award from the National Cancer Institute will allow Kaiser Permanente to expand its innovative cancer clinical trials program. The award, part of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program, will help Kaiser Permanente focus on “enrolling patients in the NCI National Clinical Trials Network, testing cutting-edge …

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2014 Community Oncology Conference Spotlights Stark Contrasts: Exciting Advances in Treatment and Payment versus …

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The theme for the just-completed 2014 Community Oncology Conference, Community Oncology 2.0: Blazing a New Way Forward, was borne out by the clinical and business presentations highlighting advances in treating cancer and in paying for cancer care.

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Bipartisan Group Of 114 Members Of Congress Send Letter To Stop Additional Cuts To Cancer Care Payments

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) announced its full support of a letter to stop the proposed 2014 Physician Fee Schedule cuts to Medicare payments for cancer …

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