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National Study Aims to Demonstrate Value of Navigation in the Cancer Care Continuum

Patient navigation for individuals with cancer first caught on in the 1990s and quickly gained traction with patients, clinicians and cancer programs alike. However, shifts in healthcare policy and fu... read more

Foundation Medicine to Identify Patients Eligible for National Cancer Institute’s NCI-MATCH (Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice) Study

The study attempts to demonstrate ... in a patient's cancer and match them with relevant targeted therapies, immunotherapies and clinical trials. Foundation Medicine's molecular information platform a... read more

A Personal Compass: What Patient Navigation Can Do for You

"If you don't get your scheduled radiation treatments, your tumor will grow back," says David Balderson, who leads patient navigation initiatives for consulting firm Accenture. Though a National Cance... read more

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African American men's health disparities: Research, practice, and policy implications

CHAAMPS is a National ... care, and unfavorable attitudes toward research. Facilitators included family history, value of prevention, and the desire for health education. Barriers to research study pa... read more

Study looks at moving some future farming, manure from Lancaster County to western Pa.

A new study sought and paid for by the state Department of Agriculture explores moving more dairy and livestock farming to western Pennsylvania to relieve environmental stresses mounting in Lancaster ... read more

NCI funding boosts breast CT scanning research and development

Boone, a UC Davis medical physicist and professor of radiology, has been awarded a $2.88 million grant from the National ... breast cancer detection rates in women at normal risk for breast cancer.” T... read more

Illness Understanding of Oncology Patients in a Community-Based Cancer Institute

This study examines oncology ... for patients across the entire cancer continuum. Patients 18 years of age or older who received treatment for cancer and were enrolled in the Consumer-Based Cancer Car... read more

Partnering for Skills Development in East Asia and the Pacific

In partnership with the Korean Ministry of Labor and the Human Resources Development Service of Korea, the World Bank Group is managing the Promoting Skills and Job Creation in East Asia program, whic... read more

Assessing health impact of new antimicrobials could encourage further drug development

Commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the report aims to demonstrate how new drugs could be assessed based on their ... read more

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Illumina Launch Comprehensive Circulating Tumor DNA Program

The studies aim to inform the development of new strategies to diagnose and monitor cancer and to help establish ctDNA as an important marker in the study and eventual treatment ... As global leaders ... read more

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