CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, has selected Christine Stone, M.S.N, RN, OCN, of Inova Loudoun Hospital as the winner of the 2018 CURE® Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing.
American Veterinarian®, a premier multimedia provider of cutting-edge news, research and conference coverage in veterinary medicine, recently spoke with Nancy Shaffran, CVT, VTS (ECC), about the tremendous value offered by the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference (ACVC), which will take place on Oct 8-11 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will focus on recent advancements in the treatment of genitourinary (GU) cancer in its latest State of the Science Summit™. The program will take place on May 24 at Little America in Salt Lake City. The event will be chaired by Neeraj Agarwal, M.D., an associate professor of internal medicine, the director of the GU oncology program at the Center of Investigational Therapeutics at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah.
Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education, will host Advancing the Treatment of Bladder Cancers Using Evidence-Based Immuno-Oncology Strategies. The live educational symposium will be held on May 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Moscone Center in San Francisco in conjunction with the American Urological Association’s 2018 annual meeting. The program will be chaired by Daniel P. Petrylak, M.D., a professor of medical oncology and urology, the director of prostate and GU medical oncology, and the director of Prostate Cancer Translational Research Group at Yale Cancer Center.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, announces its latest State of the Science Summit™ on breast cancer. The event will take place on May 23 at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Oregon. The program will be chaired by Zahi Mitri, M.D., M.S., medical oncologist and assistant professor of medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).
Unnecessary trips to the emergency room (ER) are a recognized cost driver in healthcare, but not everyone agrees on how to prevent them. Health plans have tried higher co-payments, and Anthem has taken the controversial stepof refusing to pay for ER care if it later determines that a visit based on potentially serious symptoms turned out not to be.