News Archive, May 2017

Physicians' Education Resource® to Host 12 Satellite Symposia During the Annual Oncology Meeting in Chicago

  • 2017-05-30 14:47:24

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), will conduct 12 satellite CME-Accredited Annual Symposia for clinical oncologists held in Chicago, Illinois, June 2-5, 2017. The programs will focus on some of the most pressing issues in oncology. In addition, internationally renowned expert faculty will be on-site to discuss the latest data and innovations coming out of the annual oncology conference.

Rare Disease Report® Highlights Dr. Freyer on Hearing Loss Caused by Chemotherapy Agent During a Recent Interview

  • 2017-05-24 13:48:35

During the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Annual Meeting, Rare Disease Report® the digital component of Rare Disease Communications®, conducted an interview featuring David Freyer, DO, MS, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and professor of pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, to better understand the effects of sodium thiosulfate in children and adults treated with cisplatin during chemotherapy.

Physicians' Education Resource® to Launch New Microsite on the Value of Continuing Medical Education in Oncology

  • 2017-05-22 16:32:31

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), your top-notch online destination for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), is excited to launch a website section titled, “The Value of Continuing Medical Education,” announced Phil Talamo, president. Accessible through the existing PER® Website, the upcoming section consolidates the importance of continuing medical education with video interviews from key opinion leaders.

FDA's Pazdur Outlines How Oncology Center of Excellence Will Promote Collaboration in AJMC®'s Evidence-Based Oncology™

  • 2017-05-18 14:22:29

During his 18 years at FDA, Richard Pazdur, MD, has worked to balance the needs of patients anxious for new cancer cures with the agency’s standards that protect them from harm. In January, Pazdur took on a new role—director of the new Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE), which was borne of the National Cancer Moonshot’s call for greater collaboration among those charged with speeding the arrival of new cancer-fighting products.

OncLive® To Host State of the Science Summit™ : Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

  • 2017-05-17 15:31:47

OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will present the State of the Science Summit™: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Multiple Myeloma, hosted at The Westin Charlotte, in Charlotte, North Carolina, on June 8, from 5:30-9 p.m. The summit, which follows the nation’s largest oncology meeting, will be chaired by Saad Z. Usmani, M.D., a hematologist and director of the Plasma Cell Disorder program and the director of Clinical Research in Hematologic Malignancies at Levine Cancer Institute /Carolinas Healthcare System. The program will also have presentations by multiple myeloma specialists and hematology experts from Levine Cancer Institute.

CURE® Wins Additional Award by Healthline

  • 2017-05-17 14:44:50

CURE®, the nation's leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, has been honored by Healthline. CUREtoday.com offers viewers access to editorial content on clinical updates, video editorial series, and personal stories from individuals living with cancer as a part of its Voice’s section. This content, helped CUREtoday.com be honored as one of the best cancer blogs of 2017 by Healthline. CURE® was also recognized with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Stand Up To Cancer.

Physicians' Education Resource® to Offer Individual Learning Needs Assessment Credits During School of Nursing Oncology Symposium

  • 2017-05-16 16:55:47

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), will offer oncology nurses credits to apply toward their Individual Learning Needs Assessment (ILNA) during the School of Nursing Oncology conference, Aug. 4-5, 2017, at the Lowes Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

Physicians' Education Resource® Presents 1st Annual Live Medical Crossfire® : Expert Exchanges in Hematologic Malignancies

  • 2017-05-11 17:20:41

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the nation’s leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education, will host the 1st Annual Live Medical Crossfire®: Expert Exchanges in Hematologic Malignancies at the Intercontinental Hotel New York Times Square on July 15. The program will be co-chaired by experts from the world- renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: C. Ola Landgren, M.D., Ph.D.; Martin Tallman, M.D.; and Anas Younes, M.D.

The Spring ACO Coalition Meeting: From Finding Value to the Future of the ACA

  • 2017-05-09 15:20:37

A day after House Republicans voted to send the American Health Care Act to the Senate, Forbes opinion editor Avik Roy put it in context: the “behemoth” that is the US health system has grown up over a half-century and combines the worst features of delivery systems from across the globe—high prices, inefficiency, and lack of coverage.

CURE Media Group Names Sara Sargente as 2017 CURE® Extraordinary Healer® for Oncology Nursing

  • 2017-05-05 12:40:39

CURE Media Group, the nation's leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer announces that Sara Sargente, RN, ONC, of Orange Medical Center in Middletown, NY was chosen as the 2017 CURE® Extraordinary Healer® for Oncology Nursing, which honors nurses who have dedicated their careers to helping patients with cancer, their families and their oncology co-workers.

CURE® Magazine Named 2017 Friend of the Foundation by Oncology Nursing Society Foundation

  • 2017-05-04 21:37:12

CURE® Magazine, the leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, proudly announces it has been awarded the 2017 Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation Friend of the Foundation award during the 42nd Annual ONS Annual Congress in Denver, Colorado. In addition, 4,000 oncology nurses were present.

AJMC® Authors Say Contract Law Offers a Fix for Out-of-Network Billing

  • 2017-05-04 15:49:15

More and more states have tried to end “surprise” medical bills, which have become more common as patients seek care from a network hospital, only to be treated by an out-of-network doctor. Often, the patient has no idea the doctor was outside their health plan network until the bill arrives.

Onclive® Announces State of the Science Summit™ : Genitourinary Cancers

  • 2017-05-04 15:29:46

Onclive® announces its latest State of the Science Summit™ focusing on genitourinary cancers on May 18, 2017, at InterContinental Cleveland in Cleveland. This half- day event, which includes dinner and a networking reception, will be chaired by Brian Rini, M.D., associate professor of medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Dr. Rini will be joined by the following oncology experts, who will share their professional expertise

Multiple Myeloma Patients and Caregivers Hike Through Grand Canyon to Raise Funds and Awareness for Cancer Research

  • 2017-05-02 13:01:18

On May 4, a 15-person team of patients with multiple myeloma and caregivers will hike the Bright Angel Trail on the Grand Canyon's Southern Rim. The group is taking on this challenge as part of the Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma program, a continued fundraising initiative between the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), CURE Media Group and Takeda that has now raised more than $1 million to fund research and innovation to improve the lives of patients. In addition, the collaboration was recently named the 2017 'Most Valuable Pharma Collaboration' at the eyeforpharma awards for the Moving Mountains initiative.