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Children’s Research Institute at Children’s Mercy appoints chief scientific officer

Children’s Research Institute at Children’s Mercy appoints chief scientific officer
February 6, 2016

Tom Curran, PhD, FRS, has been hired as chief scientific officer and executive director of Children’s Research Institute at Children’s Mercy Kansas City.

The Children’s Research Institute at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, established last year, is designed to focus the hospital’s future research efforts in four key areas: pediatric genomic medicine, clinical pharmacology, health services and outcomes, and health care delivery.

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Oncologists, PCPs disagree on who should provide cancer survivorship care

February 5, 2016
Oncologists and primary care physicians within the same integrated health system disagreed on who should ultimately manage care for survivors of cancer, according to…

ABIM continues to engage physicians on MOC updates

February 5, 2016
The ABIM has announced several new efforts aimed at including internists and subspecialists in the process of improving Maintenance of Certification assessments…
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Artificial white light as effective as daylight photodynamic therapy for actinic keratosis

February 5, 2016
Artificial white light photodynamic therapy was as effective and tolerated as daylight photodynamic therapy in men with actinic keratosis, according to study results…
In the Journals

Panobinostat combinations extends PFS in heavily pretreated, relapsed multiple myeloma

February 5, 2016
Treatment with panobinostat, bortezomib and dexamethasone significantly improved PFS in patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma previously treated with…
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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: Expert recaps three trials in gastric, esophageal cancer

January 26, 2016
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The Patient with Invasive Breast Cancer

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with invasive breast cancer.
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