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Aug 03, 2011, 11:05 ET
Rendering of Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) of the Southeast, which is scheduled to open September 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/Cancer Treatment Centers of America)

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Breaks Ground on Georgia Hospital With Hundreds of Patients, Community

More than 500 people welcomed Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) to the Southeast during a groundbreaking ceremony today in Newnan, Ga....

Jun 28, 2011, 10:41 ET
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Clinical Research Heats Up in Philadelphia

Cancer Treatment Centers of America is one of just five hospitals in the U.S. to offer study using Deep Tissue Hyperthermia Cancer patients with...

Jun 09, 2011, 11:00 ET

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Midwestern Regional Medical Center Receives HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for Second Consecutive Year

HealthGrades study suggests 91 percent of patients would definitely recommend CTCA at Midwestern to friends and family Cancer Treatment Centers...

Nov 17, 2010, 11:00 ET
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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Midwestern Regional Medical Center Receives 'Gold Standard' in Accreditation for its Breast Cancer Program

Three-Year Full Accreditation designated by National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at...

Oct 28, 2010, 10:15 ET

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Midwestern Regional Medical Center Partners with the Chicagoland Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

Partnership will provide Chicagoans comprehensive breast cancer prevention and treatment education  Cancer Treatment Centers of America...

Aug 18, 2010, 11:00 ET

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Midwestern Regional Medical Center Receives HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award

CTCA takes the patient experience to an even higher level with the launch of Patient Empowered Care(SM) Cancer Treatment Centers of America®...

Jul 15, 2010, 16:25 ET
Cancer Treatment Centers of America Launches Patient Empowered Care.  (PRNewsFoto/Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Andrea Mandel)

Treatment Environment, Health Literacy May Improve Cancer Outcomes

After a successful pilot program in October 2009, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is introducing an innovative approach to cancer...

Mar 17, 2010, 09:41 ET
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Novac7 Gives Hope in Single Radiation Dose at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. (PRNewsFoto/Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Eastern Regional Medical)[MI]
 PHILADELPHIA, PA UNITED STATES
 03/16/2010

Radiation Breakthrough Gives Breast Cancer Patients Hope in Single Dose

Technology never before offered in the U.S. that allows patients to receive one dose of radiation during surgery, as opposed to the current...

Nov 18, 2009, 10:36 ET
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CTCA will be the first hospital in the country to offer Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) using the Novac7 from Italy. (PRNewsFoto/Cancer Treatment Centers of America)[AL]
 PHILADELPHIA, PA UNITED STATES
 11/18/2009

Radiation Breakthrough Gives Breast Cancer Patients Hope in Single Dose

Cancer Treatment Centers of America will be First in Country to Offer New Technology from Italy A radiation breakthrough to treat breast...

Jun 25, 2009, 16:32 ET

Minor League Baseball Teams Aim to Strike Out Cancer

Baseball Fans and Players Stroll the Bases in Honor of Loved Ones Touched by Cancer Baseball fans throughout the Mid-Atlantic States can be part...

Jun 25, 2009, 14:52 ET
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 WINSTON-SALEM, NC UNITED STATES
 04/01/2009

Report Defines Need for Patients' Voice in Healthcare Reform

Quality Healthcare Must Serve Individual Needs of Patients Quality healthcare must reinsert consumers as the primary decision makers for their...

Jun 18, 2009, 19:10 ET
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Cancer Treatment Centers of America Paves Way for New Hospital in Georgia. (PRNewsFoto/Cancer Treatment Centers of America)[AS]
 CHICAGO, IL UNITED STATES
 06/18/2009

VIDEO: Cancer Treatment Centers of America Selects Site in GA for Proposed Hospital Serving Patients in Southeast

All-digital Georgia facility to offer new choice in cancer treatment with fully integrated, individualized care model Cancer Treatment Centers of...

Jun 17, 2009, 13:47 ET
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 CHICAGO, IL UNITED STATES
 06/12/2009

Cancer Treatment Centers of America(R) Studies Treatment That Aims Chemotherapy Directly at Ovarian Cancer Cells

Therapy targets folate receptors found on cancer cells otherwise resistant to standard chemo Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at...

Jun 15, 2009, 09:03 ET
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 CHICAGO, IL UNITED STATES
 06/12/2009

Researchers Say More Aggressive Vitamin D Supplementation Needed in Obese Cancer Patients

Body mass index (BMI) should be taken into account when assessing a cancer patient's vitamin D status, according to researchers at Cancer...

Jun 15, 2009, 09:03 ET
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 CHICAGO, IL UNITED STATES
 06/12/2009

Study Suggests Vitamin D Screening and Appropriate Supplementation Indicated for All Cancer Patients

Vitamin D deficiency was found to be prevalent in cancer patients regardless of nutritional status, according to the results of a recent study...

Apr 01, 2009, 18:54 ET
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 WINSTON-SALEM, NC UNITED STATES
 04/01/2009

Report Defines Need for Patients' Voice in Healthcare Reform

Quality Healthcare Must Serve Individual Needs of Patients Quality healthcare must reinsert consumers as the primary decision makers for their...

Feb 11, 2009, 12:06 ET

Electronic Health Record Advances Patient-Centered Cancer Care at Cancer Treatment Centers of America

First all-digital cancer hospital enhances commitment to quality care at Cancer Treatment Centers of America Cancer Treatment Centers of America...

Jul 17, 2008, 01:00 ET

CTCA Launches Cancer Fighters Thrive(TM)

CHICAGO, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) today unveiled Cancer Fighters Thrive(TM), a new magazine...

Jun 05, 2008, 01:00 ET

Five-Year Cancer Survivors Will Celebrate Life(R) at Cancer Treatment Centers of America(R)

ZION, Ill., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical...

Jun 02, 2008, 01:00 ET

Five-Year Cancer Survivors Will Celebrate Life(R) at Cancer Treatment Centers of America(R)

ZION, Ill., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical...