News Archive, April 2015

Votes Are Cast for OncLive's Giants of Cancer Care Awards from Among the Biggest Names in Cancer. Who Will Be the Winners?

  • 2015-04-30 19:23:36

Deliberations are complete and final votes cast for the winners of the 2015 Giants of Cancer Care™ Award recognizing individuals who have achieved landmark success in the field of oncology. Twelve honorees have been chosen from a pool of elite national and international physicians who have made outstanding contributions to tumor-specific specialties, scientific advances, community outreach, immuno-oncology, or supportive/palliative care. The winners will be announced on Friday, May 29, during the 3rd Annual Giants of Cancer Care Awards reception in Chicago from 8:30 to 11 p.m. CDT at the Chicago Illuminating Company, at 2110 S. Wabash Avenue. Please check back on after the ceremony for the results.

Diverse Faculty Joins AJMC as ACO Coalition Heads West

  • 2015-04-24 19:27:00

An outstanding group of experts will guide discussions among a cross section of health plan leaders, providers, hospital officials, pharmaceutical representatives, and others who are working to bring new payment models to life, as the ACO and Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition is set to meet April 30-May 1, 2015 in San Diego, California

CURE Magazine Names Pediatric Nurse Laura Vasquez from Children's Hospital Los Angeles As Extraordinary Healer of 2015

  • 2015-04-24 19:24:58

“Kind,” “selfless,” “the voice of reason” and “truly an extraordinary healer” were among the ways Denise Weiner described pediatric oncology nurse Laura Vasquez of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, who cared for her daughter, Alexa, during her five-year battle with a malignant brain tumor. Through chemotherapy, radiation, brain resections, a bone marrow transplant and numerous experimental treatments, Vasquez continued caring for Alexa, stopping by the house to visit Alexa when she was not in the hospital and even sitting vigil during the young girl’s last hours.