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NYU Langone names cancer center director

November 22, 2014

Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center.

The appointment will be effective Jan. 1.

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American Indians, Alaskan Natives experienced shorter cancer survival, even with equal access to care

November 21, 2014
Cancer survivors of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent demonstrated poorer rates of 5- and 10-year cancer survival than non-Hispanic whites even when they had…
Peter Yu, MD In the Journals

ASCO: Medicaid reform necessary to improve access to quality cancer care

November 17, 2014
Medicaid reform is vital in order to close coverage gaps and improve access to cancer prevention, screening and treatment for low-income individuals, according to a…
Institution Notes

Indiana University School of Medicine appoints chief of radiation

November 15, 2014
Richard C. Zellars, MD, has been named professor and chair of radiation oncology at Indiana University School of Medicine.The appointment, pending approval by the…
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Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS: Case 1 Low Risk MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain MDS…
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in…
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Institution Notes

NYU Langone names cancer center director

November 22, 2014
Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center.The appointment will…
Meeting News Coverage

American Indians, Alaskan Natives experienced shorter cancer survival, even with equal access to care

November 21, 2014
Cancer survivors of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent demonstrated poorer rates of 5- and 10-year cancer survival than non-Hispanic whites…
Peter Yu, MD In the Journals

ASCO: Medicaid reform necessary to improve access to quality cancer care

November 17, 2014
Medicaid reform is vital in order to close coverage gaps and improve access to cancer prevention, screening and treatment for low-income individuals…
Institution Notes

Indiana University School of Medicine appoints chief of radiation

November 15, 2014
Richard C. Zellars, MD, has been named professor and chair of radiation oncology at Indiana University School of Medicine.The appointment, pending…

‘Big Data’ analyses successfully reveal important patient insights

November 12, 2014
Researchers have successfully analyzed “Big Data,” in this case, enormous amounts of details from electronic health records, to gain…

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center announces faculty appointments

November 9, 2014
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center made the following faculty announcements:
James L. Madara, MD Association News

AMA calls on CMS, policymakers to streamline federal programs

November 8, 2014
The American Medical Association announced it has issued a letter to CMS expressing concern over the effect of Medicare incentive programs on…
Institution Notes

Cleveland Clinic to partner with IBM’s Watson for cancer care pilot

November 7, 2014
Research oncologists at Cleveland Clinic are partnering with IBM’s Watson supercomputer to develop new personalized medicine approaches and new…
Drug costs, poverty, inequity and loss EditorialPublication Exclusive

Drug costs, poverty, inequity and loss

HemOnc Today, November 10, 2014
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD
The magnitude of the current human catastrophe in Africa is almost beyond description.A couple of years ago, my team at Levine Cancer Institute…

How one physician made the switch from clinician to researcher

November 5, 2014
Setting out to become a researcher while mid-career as a clinical physician was a challenging prospect, but Colleen M. Fitzgerald, MD, MS,
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