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Physician exchange of electronic data rises, but still a ways to go

The National Center for Health Statistics (a division of the CDC) recently published a data brief on variations in physician office health data exchange by state in 2015. The brief is filled with interesting data, much of which is instructive...

source: By Scott E. Rupp
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Submit an Abstract by Oct. 3, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) Submit your original research for presentation at the conference radiation oncologists! For more information visit our website.

source: ACRO

The market for a new group of drugs that help the human immune system fight cancer is one of the world's hottest. It's also one of the riskiest. Wall Street analysts expect so-called immune-oncology drugs to generate more than $30 billion in annual sales by 2022. The...

source: Bloomberg

“Did you get it all?” is a question many cancer patients ask when waking from surgery. Unfortunately, cancer surgeons rarely know for sure. Surgeons will try to get "clean margins," removing enough tissue around a tumor to ensure they’ve cut out any microscopic...


Physicians at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center are the first to perform a unique procedure to treat a rare and persistent type of ovarian cancer. Surgical oncologist Dr. Lauren Baldwin and radiation oncologist Dr. Jonathan Feddock collaborated on the procedure,...

source: University of Kentucky via Medical Xpress

Initial treatment with chemotherapy and radiation appeared underused among patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer, according to study results presented at the International Association for the Study of Lung...

source: Healio

High-intensity local radiation combined with systemic therapy improved overall survival compared with systemic therapy alone in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, according to findings published in...

source: OncLive


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