Clinical CareWomen in High-Deductible Health Plans Delay Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment
Researchers looked at the time to first breast cancer diagnostic testing, diagnosis, and chemotherapy among a group of women whose...
Clinical CareMost Sepsis-Associated Deaths Could be Caused by Severe Coexisting Conditions
New research contradicts the perception that better sepsis care alone can reduce mortality.
Clinical CareReduce Unplanned Hospitalizations of Your Cancer Patients
For many cancer patients, the causes of unanticipated hospital stays in the first year after receiving a diagnosis are unrelated...
Clinical CareHow Kaiser Permanente Regionalized Lung Surgery
The California-based health system shifted serious lung cancer surgery to five centers of excellence.
FinanceQ4 Earnings Strong for Celgene Ahead of Bristol-Myers Squibb Deal
The Summit, New Jersey-based biotech giant released its Q4 2018 earnings report weeks after Bristol-Myers Squibb announced a $74 billion...
Clinical CareAre Your Physicians Practicing Lifestyle Medicine?
Physicians who do not counsel patients about lifestyle factors that impact health are missing an opportunity.
Clinical CareTop Cancer Doctor, Forced Out Over Ties to Drug Makers, Joins Their Ranks
AstraZeneca has hired Dr. José Baselga, the former chief medical officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering, to lead its cancer research...
Clinical CareHow to Offer Palliative Care in Oncology Outpatient Clinics
This approach features a collaboration between the clinical team and a nurse practitioner specialized in palliative care.
Clinical CareBuilding Online Patient Support Communities Brings Benefits, Risks
Online communities for patients with cancer and other serious illnesses provide emotional support and vital information.
StrategyFacing Crisis, Sloan Kettering Tells Exec to Hand Over Profits From Biotech
A vice president at Memorial Sloan Kettering received a stake of nearly $1.4 million in a biotech company for representing...
InnovationCancer Center Switches Focus on Fundraising as Problems Mount
The change highlights the challenges facing Memorial Sloan Kettering, one of the nation?s most prestigious cancer centers, amid a widening...
FinanceOmnibus Spending Bill Lets Cancer Patients Defer Student Loan Payments
The new bipartisan congressional spending package included an arrangement for patients actively receiving cancer treatment to defer payment on their...