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Newswise: Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Article ID: 720894

Oncology Pharmacists: An Essential Partner in the Cancer Journey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

One of the hallmarks of a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center is the unique oncology expertise exhibited by its clinical team, including board certified oncology pharmacists. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more on their role in patient care.

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18-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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    17-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720890

MD Anderson and Varian partner to optimize radiation oncology treatment

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Varian today announced a new strategic collaboration to develop an integrated software platform to streamline review of radiation oncology treatment plans.

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16-Oct-2019 3:15 PM EDT
Newswise: NCI grant to help patients navigate costs of cancer care

Article ID: 720710

NCI grant to help patients navigate costs of cancer care

University of North Carolina Health Care System

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a four-year, more than $1.87 million grant to University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers to study the impact of implementing financial navigation services at five rural cancer centers in North Carolina to help patients cope with the financial burden, or financial toxicity, related to cancer care.

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14-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720643

New UW center receives NIH grant to improve the fight against cancer

University of Washington

To bridge the gap between cancer interventions and their implementation within communities across the country, the National Institute of Health’s National Cancer Institute is funding the creation of six implementation science centers focused on cancer control. The creation of these centers are part of NIH’s Cancer Moonshot initiative to make more therapies available and improve prevention and detection. One of the six centers will be at the UW.

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11-Oct-2019 4:00 PM EDT
Newswise: AACI to Honor Representatives Castor, Upton With Public Service Awards
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    2-Oct-2019 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719437

AACI to Honor Representatives Castor, Upton With Public Service Awards

Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)

AACI will present 2019 Public Service Awards to U.S. Representatives Kathy Castor (D-FL) and Fred Upton (R-MI) on Monday, October 21, during the AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.

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1-Oct-2019 3:00 PM EDT

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Newswise: Chronic insomnia can be cured in cancer survivors with a basic, one-session sleep education class, study finds
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    24-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718840

Chronic insomnia can be cured in cancer survivors with a basic, one-session sleep education class, study finds

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

In a study published online today by the journal Cancer, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report that a single-session sleep education program for survivors can cure insomnia in many participants, and that those who don’t benefit from this approach are often helped by a more extensive, but still modest, three-session program.

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12-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: U-M, Karmanos receive $9.2M grant for prostate cancer research

Article ID: 719415

U-M, Karmanos receive $9.2M grant for prostate cancer research

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Michigan's two comprehensive cancer center, the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, have received a prestigious $9.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute for prostate cancer research.

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23-Sep-2019 9:25 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719042

First Positive Results in 45 Years: Rhabdomyosarcoma Randomized Clinical Trial Led by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

A randomized clinical trial led at Children's Hospital Los Angeles by Leo Mascarenhas, MD, MS, showed first positive results in rhabdomyosarcoma since 1974.

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17-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Can scientists predict which cancer markers are likely to trigger an immune response?

Article ID: 718890

Can scientists predict which cancer markers are likely to trigger an immune response?

University of North Carolina Health Care System

In a study published in the journal Cancer Immunology Research, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers reported on the discovery of a method for predicting whether abnormal proteins produced by cancer cells could trigger an immune response.

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12-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Breast Cancer Cells 'Stick Together' to Spread Through The Body During Metastasis

Article ID: 718648

Breast Cancer Cells 'Stick Together' to Spread Through The Body During Metastasis

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center discovered that a cell adhesion protein, E-cadherin, allows breast cancer cells to survive as they travel through the body and form new tumors, a process termed metastasis.

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10-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT

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