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Cancer patients want more info about CT risks

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – – Some cancer patients would like more information on the health risks of their radiology tests, a new study found. “Before completing this study, I believed I understood what patients may wish to know and how to provide that information to them,” said Dr. Raymond Thornton, the study’s lead author from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City …

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Allegheny Health Network Physician Research Points to Possible New Paradigm in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — via PRWEB – Aggressive surgery to remove all visible disease in ovarian cancer patients may have little benefit for some patients whose cancer is highly advanced at diagnosis, according …

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Research Finds Some Mesothelioma Patients May Be Short-changed on Chemotherapy, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

New research indicates that as many as 47% of mesothelioma patients may not be getting the chemotherapy that could help them. (PRWeb November 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12331613.htm

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New Research Could Expand Availability of Light-Based Mesothelioma Therapy, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

If an NIH grant can help validate the effectiveness of photodynamic therapy (PDT), more mesothelioma patients may have access to it in the future. (PRWeb July 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12009999.htm

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Some top cancer centers off-limits under Obamacare

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cancer patients may be disappointed to learn that some of the nation's best cancer hospitals are excluded under the new health care law

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Breakthrough could ease the suffering of cancer patients

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

CANCER patients may one day be spared the ravages associated with chemotherapy following a breakthrough by Scottish ­scientists developing new treatments for the disease.

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Truven Health Analytics Poll Finds Opinions Split Between Cancer Patients and Non-Patients on High-Cost Drugs

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cancer patients may have a different point of view on oncology drug decisions than non-patients, according to a new poll conducted by Truven Health Analytics™. Truven Health Analyt

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Cancer follow-up wait ‘too long’

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cancer patients may be waiting too long for follow-up treatment after surgery, the Scottish Labour Party claims.

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Computerized cancer care

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The patients may not notice anything different, but the way cancer care services are being delivered at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre is undergoing a significant change.

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