News tagged with cancer care

Novel system proposed for accountable cancer care

(HealthDay)—A novel structural and payment-reform system is proposed to foster accountable cancer care, according to a viewpoint piece published online April 29 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Apr 30, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Doctors say cancer drug costs are too high

More than 100 doctors from around the world have signed a letter decrying the high cost of cancer drugs which reach $100,000 per year or more, and calling for pharmaceutical companies to ease prices.

Apr 26, 2013
popularity 5 / 5 (4) | comments 2

Survived cancer? Now look out for cardiovascular risks

Many people survive their cancers, but end up dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD). New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds that CVD risk factors may be overlooked during survivorship care.

Apr 16, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

New kidney cancer subtypes discovered

Researchers with the Institute of Urologic Oncology and the Department of Urology at UCLA have classified kidney cancer into several unique subtypes, a finding that will help physicians tailor treatment to ...

Apr 16, 2013
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0 | with audio podcast