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Memorial Sloan Kettering outpatient surgery facility designed to expand capacity, improve patient experience

February 9, 2016

The Josie Robertson Surgery Center opened earlier this year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The facility, fully operational since Jan. 5, allows patients who undergo certain major surgeries for cancer to go home by the next day.

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Unprovoked VTE may increase risk for subsequent cancer diagnosis

February 9, 2016
Unprovoked venous thromboembolism appeared associated with a consistently high risk for subsequent cancer diagnosis, according to results of a population-based cohort…
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Experts reveal ‘troubling’ industry-employed strategies to delay availability of generic cancer drugs

February 8, 2016
Pharmaceutical companies have employed several strategies — including reverse payment, patent settlements and “product hopping” — to prevent…
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Malignancy prevalence higher in primary aldosteronism than hypertension

February 5, 2016
Patients with primary aldosteronism tend to have a higher prevalence of malignancies than patients with hypertension, according to recent study findings. Researchers…
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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Recurrent themes of ASCO: Money and molecules

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The Patient with Lymphadenopathy

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Castleman’s disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder that is characterized by enlargement of 1 (unicentric) or…
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Memorial Sloan Kettering outpatient surgery facility designed to expand capacity, improve patient experience

February 9, 2016
The Josie Robertson Surgery Center opened earlier this year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.The facility, fully operational since Jan. 5…
In the Journals

Unprovoked VTE may increase risk for subsequent cancer diagnosis

February 9, 2016
Unprovoked venous thromboembolism appeared associated with a consistently high risk for subsequent cancer diagnosis, according to results of a…
In the Journals

Experts reveal ‘troubling’ industry-employed strategies to delay availability of generic cancer drugs

February 8, 2016
Pharmaceutical companies have employed several strategies — including reverse payment, patent settlements and “product hopping”…
In the Journals

Malignancy prevalence higher in primary aldosteronism than hypertension

February 5, 2016
Patients with primary aldosteronism tend to have a higher prevalence of malignancies than patients with hypertension, according to recent study…
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ASCO: Immunotherapy is ‘Cancer Advance of the Year’

February 4, 2016
ASCO has named progress in immunotherapy for melanoma and other malignancies as the top cancer advance of the year, according to “Clinical…
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World Cancer Day: ‘We can’ reduce global cancer burden

February 4, 2016
Today marks the annual observation of World Cancer Day, founded by the Union for International Cancer Control to raise awareness of cancer and…

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles names director of Center for Personalized Medicine

February 3, 2016
Jaclyn Biegel, PhD, has been named director of the Center for Personalized Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.Biegel ― known for her…
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Lenvatinib improves survival for patients with RCC who progressed after initial treatment

February 2, 2016
Patients with metastatic renal cell cancer who had progressed following VEGF-targeted therapy experienced a PFS benefit with lenvatinib alone or in…

Memorial Sloan Kettering program focuses on cancer disparities among U.S. immigrants

February 1, 2016
Immigrants are considerably underserved in terms of health care in the United States. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center launched its Immigrant…
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Panel issues framework for allocation of scarce pediatric oncology drugs

January 29, 2016
Pediatric oncology and bioethics experts have issued a framework for the allocation of scarce drugs to reduce waste and prioritize treatment across…
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