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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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 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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 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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 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...

May 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Clinical Trial Begins at Cancer Treatment Centers of America

CHICAGO, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a leading provider of innovative cancer care for patients...

Jan 29, 2008, 00:00 ET

National Institutes of Health Appoints Timothy C. Birdsall, ND to CAM Advisory Council

CHICAGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt has appointed Timothy C. Birdsall, ND to...

Jul 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Renowned Interventional Pulmonologist Joins Cancer Treatment Centers of America

PHILADELPHIA, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients treated at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Philadelphia will now benefit...

Mar 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

VIDEO from Medialink and Cancer Treatment Centers of America: Breakthrough Vaccine to Treat Advanced Stages of Ovarian Cancer

CHICAGO, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical experts say more than 15,000 women will die this year from ovarian cancer. But, there is hope for...

Mar 08, 2007, 00:00 ET

Breakthrough Vaccine to Treat Chemo-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

CHICAGO, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America announced today its plans to launch a new cancer vaccine therapy that...

Mar 08, 2007, 00:00 ET

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Selects Phoenix for its First Hospital Serving the West

CHICAGO, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) today announced its plans to build a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona....

Nov 09, 2006, 00:00 ET

Research Finds Antioxidant Therapies Do Not Interfere with Radiation Treatment

CHICAGO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients can get the vital nutritional benefits from taking antioxidants without the risk of interfering...

Nov 06, 2006, 00:00 ET

Most Cancer Patients Not Getting Needed Nutrition Support

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Only 30 percent of cancer patients are offered nutrition guidance, according to an online poll conducted on...

Jan 18, 2006, 00:00 ET

African Methodist Episcopal Church to Use Cancer Treatment Centers of America's Cancer Training Program

ZION, Ill. and MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and Cancer Treatment Centers of America will...

Jun 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Cancer Treatment Centers of America First in Midwest to Offer New Precision Radiation Therapy

ZION, Ill., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill., today...