As healthcare organizations are transformed via new value-based models, we need to put aside unnecessary competition and collaborate more closely to solve our biggest problems.
Breast cancer survivors clad in elaborate bras created by local artists were part of a recent fundraiser for Woman's Hospital in Baton Rouge, La. Proceeds went to the hospital's breast cancer outreach programs.
A University of Northern Colorado researcher is studying whether snake venom, with toxins that bind very specifically to the receptors in a reptile's prey, can help target cancer cells.
The fast-growing coworking startup said that it will create "collaboration hubs" in Manhattan, Boston and San Francisco that will include office space. The goal is to encourage information-sharing that could lead to better treatments.
Tennessee Oncology, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and West Cancer Center combined their 225 cancer physicians, 60 locations and 158,000 patients to create Nashville-based OneOncology.
A study in the journal Cell Reports sheds some light on elephants' ability to protect themselves from cancer: a “zombie gene” that destroys cells with DNA damage.
Cancer care is quickly expanding to meet demand. One recent entry is the Miami Cancer Institute. The goal, CEO Dr. Michael Zinner said, is to offer the best of a community hospital setting and marry it to an academic cancer center—Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York.
The dog days of summer have arrived—running from July 3 to Aug. 11, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. The 40-day stretch typically coincides with the hottest days of the year. Perfect for sitting by the pool, lake or ocean. But don't forget that sunscreen, or better yet, head-to-toe...
The hospital in September 2016 introduced the oral care bundle, which ensures patients undergoing chemotherapy maintain good oral hygiene to reduce infection risks.
The American Cancer Society recommended that individuals begin colorectal cancer screening at age 45, five years earlier than previous guidelines. The change reflects a rise in colon and rectal cancer cases and deaths among adults under 50.
Women who use the breast cancer drug Herceptin for six months did just as well as those who took it for a year, according to a new study that could ultimately benefit value-based providers and harm those still based on fee-for-service models.
Cancer patients can connect and be supported by others fighting the disease with a free patient navigation app.