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Winship Cancer Institute appoints deputy director

Winship Cancer Institute appoints deputy director
February 14, 2016

Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, has been named deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

In this role, he will oversee the integration of research, clinical and educational components within the institute.

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Anticipated pain leads to higher preprocedure anxiety for needle biopsy patients

February 14, 2016
Patients who anticipated pain during image-guided needle biopsy of a possible bone or soft tissue tumor experienced higher anxiety preprocedure, according to…

Bladder cancer institute at Johns Hopkins named director

February 13, 2016
David J. McConkey, PhD, has been appointed director of the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute.The institute’s membership includes experts from…

CMS extends 2015 EHR meaningful use attestation deadline

February 12, 2016
CMS has extended the deadline to attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for 2015, according to an email from the agency.Providers in the Medicare &…
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Black women with breast cancer less likely to respond to neoadjuvant chemotherapy

February 12, 2016
Black women appeared less likely than those from other racial backgrounds to benefit from neoadjuvant chemotherapy, according to results of a database study.In addition…
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The Patient with Pancreatic Cancer

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Pancreatic cancer only accounts for 3% of cancer cases, but it is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death…
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VIDEO: Short-course chemoradiation trial results could change standard of care in advanced rectal cancer

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The Patient with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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The management of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has evolved in the past decade, as advances are made in diagnosis…
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