American Society of Clinical Oncology

Type: Organization
Name: American Society of Clinical Oncology
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

BUSINESS BUZZ: Aug. 31

-- Sam Phillips has joined Regions Bank Tuscaloosa as a business banker. He received a bachelor’s degree in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama and has completed the Southeastern Schools of Commercial Lending and Consumer ... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Surgery up, brachytherapy down for localized PCa

Chicago— Use of surgery has increased steadily among all men with clinically localized prostate cancer , and in those with low-risk disease, brachytherapy utilization has declined.Those are among the findings of a population-based analysis of management ... [Published Urology Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Not All Cancer Care in NC is Created Equal

PHOTO: UNC research found that proximity to care impacts publicly insured patient's ability to continue cancer treatment. Photo courtesy National Cancer InstituteAugust 28, 2014CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The quality of cancer care you receive in North Carolina ... [Published Public News Service - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

I’m Tired! Is There a Pill for That?

It is probably the most common complaint by anyone—oncology patient or person you stop in the street. Virtually every disease in the Merck Manual starts with “presenting complaints include fatigue...” Which is why when a diagnosis takes awhile to make, ... [Published Cancernetwork.com - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Oncology, Diet, Modafinil
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Some Cancer Hospitals' Quality Data Will Soon Be Public

Before year's end, history in cancer care quality will be made.That's when Hospital Compare will begin to show how well 11 prominent hospitals that annually treat tens of thousands of cancer patients perform on five quality measures. Another measure will ... [Published Health Leaders - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Exercise & Diet Rich in Fish May Help Prevent Colon Cancer’s Return

A new study suggests that regular exercise and a diet that includes fish may help colon cancer patients improve their odds of avoiding a cancer recurrence. (1)The likelihood that patients will suffer a return of colon cancer more than doubles if they ... [Published CancerConnect.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer Screenings

Department/Specialty:OncologyAppointment Information:608-785-0940Medical SchoolInternal Medicine - Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, IndiaFellowshipHematology/Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Orlando / Orlando HealthResidencyInternal Medicine, Orlando ... [Published News8000.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Conquer Cancer Foundation Career Accepting Applications for Annual Career Development Award

Deadline: September 25, 2014The Conquer Cancer Foundation was created by the American Society of Clinical Oncology  to support advances in the prevention, treatment, and cures of all types of cancer. CCF works to conquer cancer by funding breakthrough ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Two Leading Cancer Organizations, ASCO and AACR, Take a Stand on E-Cigarettes

A Food and Drug Administration proposal to regulate e-cigarettes does not go far enough, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research say.The two societies offered their general support for the agency’s proposed ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

ASCO and AACR call for stronger e-cigarette regulation

A Food and Drug Administration proposal to regulate e-cigarettes does not go far enough, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research say.The two... ... [Published Cardiology News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Conquer Cancer Foundation Invites Applications for Young Investigator Award

Deadline: September 25, 2014The Conquer Cancer Foundation , the charitable arm of the American Society of Clinical Oncology , is inviting applications for its 2015 Young Investigator AwardThrough the annual program, the foundation will award a single ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Best Of American Society of Clinical Oncology Selects Two Studies Co-Authored By US Oncology Research Affiliated Physicians

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two genitourinary cancer research clinical trial studies authored by physicians affiliated with US Oncology Research and The US Oncology Network will be featured in the Best of ASCO meetings, August 8-9 in Boston, ... [Published BioSpace - Aug 07 2014]

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In response, Dr. Heinemann told Reuters Health, "While I do not agree with the message of the editorial, we are prepared to present additional evaluations of FIRE-3 which will help to provide a scientifically sound explanation for many findings of FIRE-3."
"Distance does matter," Wheeler says. "We found that in urban areas the further away that you live from a radiation provider, the lower odds you have of receiving radiation."
Tim Van Hauwermeiren, Chief Executive Officer of arGEN-X, said: "We have made significant progress in 2014, delivering the key milestones in our strategic plan. Our successful IPO on Euronext Brussels has significantly strengthened our financial position and we are well positioned to generate important data for our lead therapeutic antibody candidates. Our clinical stage programs, ARGX-110 and ARGX-111, are on track and we are pleased with the initial safety and biological activity data observed for ARGX-110 and our recent clinical development partnership with LLS. We were delighted to expand our successful collaboration with Shire for the second time and to have signed  new collaborations with Bayer and Boehringer Ingelheim to leverage the power of our SIMPLE Antibody(TM) platform against multiple, complex targets across a range of indications. We remain focused on executing our well thought out strategy, which we believe will deliver significant value for all of our stakeholders."
A press release from the AHA with quotes attributed to society officers states, "Recent studies raise concerns that e-cigarettes may be a gateway to"

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Surgery up, brachytherapy down for localized PCa [Published Urology Times - Aug 29 2014]
August News and Product Briefs [Published Bio-IT World - Aug 29 2014]
VOICES: Rethinking the Commission on Cancer Sur... [Published Oncology Times - Aug 29 2014]
August Clinical News and Product Briefs [Published Clinical Informatics News - Aug 29 2014]
Study: Androgen inhibitor reduces death risk by... [Published Urology Times - Aug 28 2014]
Sipuleucel-T Helps ADT Boost Prostate Cancer Im... [Published OncLive - Aug 28 2014]
FOLFIRI Plus Cetuximab vs Bevacizumab for Some ... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Aug 28 2014]
Report: Not All Cancer Care in NC is Created Equal [Published Public News Service - Aug 28 2014]
Value in Cancer Care: AJMC Publishes ASCO Confe... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Aug 28 2014]
I’m Tired! Is There a Pill for That? [Published Cancernetwork.com - Aug 27 2014]
Oncologists WarnedâDonât Take Burnout Lightly [Published OncLive - Aug 27 2014]
REG-arGEN-X - Business Update and First Half 20... [Published Reuters - Aug 27 2014]
Immunomedics' (IMMU) CEO Cynthia Sullivan on Q4... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 26 2014]
Ebola vaccine proves highly efficacious in non-... [Published Drug Discovery News - Aug 26 2014]
Transforming Cancer Care and the Role of Paymen... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 26 2014]
AHA e-Cigarette Guidance Backs Proposed FDA Reg... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Aug 25 2014]
Cancer Immunotherapy Pembrolizumab Expected to ... [Published PT Community - Aug 25 2014]
Foundation Medicine Announces 2014 Second Quart... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Aug 25 2014]
The Oncologist Defines Value of Care [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Aug 23 2014]
Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Update Now Shows ... [Published Oncology Times - Aug 22 2014]
ASCO’s Peter Yu, MD, and Priority Health’s Burt... [Published PRWeb - Aug 22 2014]
Some Cancer Hospitals' Quality Data Will Soon B... [Published Health Leaders - Aug 21 2014]
Merck Serono initiates phase II study of Anti­P... [Published Express Pharma - Aug 21 2014]
Cancer Screening Often Excessive in Older Patients [Published Cancernetwork.com - Aug 21 2014]
Acceleron Pharma Posts 2Q Results [Professional... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Aug 21 2014]
Cellectar Biosciences Announces Closing of Publ... [Published EMoneyDaily - Aug 20 2014]
FDA Accepts Supplemental New Drug Application f... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Aug 20 2014]
Foods to protect the prostate [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Aug 20 2014]
Exercise & Diet Rich in Fish May Help Prevent C... [Published CancerConnect.com - Aug 20 2014]
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Transforming Cancer Care and the Role of Paymen... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 26 2014]
Living With Cancer: Vicky's Story Vicky Bolton is a 58 year-old medical legal coordinator who lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A widower of 20 years, Vicki has three children and nine grandchildren. She is also a Stage 4 adenocarcinoma lung cancer ...
FDA Accepts Supplemental New Drug Application f... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 05 2014]
WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for ruxolitinib as a potential treatment of patients ...
Elderly Receive Excessive and Expensive Medical... [Published Think Progress - Jul 30 2014]
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Best of American Society of Clinical Oncology S... [Published EON Science - Jul 16 2014]
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Best of ASCO Clinical Oncology Symposium; July 29, 2014 Hotel Deadline & Early Registration; summary provided by BiomedicalNews.org. ...
Best of American Society of Clinical Oncology S... [Published Business Wire Education News - Jul 16 2014]
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Best of ASCO Clinical Oncology Symposium; July 29, 2014 Hotel Deadline & Early Registration; summary provided by BiomedicalNews.org. ...
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