Cancer and its treatments can leave patients feeling nauseated, tired and out of condition, but research shows that exercise during treatment can help them feel better and function better. “The goa…
Why we need precision medicine—now
The launch of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative is putting a cutting-edge approach to research and patient care on the map. Academic medical centers have been pioneering the development of precision medicine for more than a dec
On a Budget? Dermatologists Share Tips to Save on Skin Care Costs
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 2015) - November is National Healthy Skin Month, and member dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology want to set one thing straight: you don't need expensive skin care products to have glowing, healthy skin. In fact, they say, wearing a broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen with...
What Are The Latest Treatments For Breast Cancer?
What are the latest treatments for breast cancer? Dr. Daniela Ochoa is a breast surgeon with the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, offering hope...
Lunch and learn: New trends in cancer care
Dr. Molly Stumacher will present new trends on cancer care; Dr. Jill Hoffman will talk about the mind-body connection; and Kathy Fennelly and Ruthmary Strohm will present new treatments for stress reduction, including emotional freedom techniques (EFT).
How an obscure drug’s 4,000% price increase might finally spur action on soaring health-care costs
A controversial decision to increase the price of a 62-year-old drug
Why are health-care costs so high, even if you’re insured? Higher premiums, deductibles
More than 4 in 10 adults with workplace insurance coverage said they were surprised by the high cost of their medical expenses in the last year. About a fifth of those with insurance through their employer said they or an immediate family member skipped a doctor’s visit due to worries about cost.
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Why You Need a Cardio-Oncologist On Your Cancer Care Team
If you have coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation or any other heart condition, what does this mean for you if you have cancer? It means you should seek a consultation with a cardio-oncologist.
Breast Cancer Care with Dr. Robbi Kempner: What Kind of Screening Should I Get?
Doctor Robbi Kempner, Director of the Breast Center at CarePoint Health talks to us about breast cancer screening options. Click here to visit our website: h...
Open source: How data scientist Liz Worthey is bringing precision medicine to the people
Elizabeth "Liz" Worthey joined UAB this summer to help open up genetic insights as a routine part of clinical care. "You have to actually have a healt...
How VA’s Million Veteran Program is supporting the precision medicine movement
This fall, the Department of Veterans Affairs expects to mark a major milestone in the effort to collect DNA and health data from 1 million Veterans.
Transforming cancer care: How genetics, genomics are saving lives
Doctors and researchers at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute conduct more than 800 scientific investigations and clinical trials annually to unearth innovative cancer treatments. Learn more from two of Karmanos’ experts in genetics and genomics.
business, management, costs, value-based care
The study finds gains in quality of hospital care and slower cost growth over five years, which analysts say may be a harbinger of future trends as more hospitals shift from fee-for-service payment models.
VA Researchers Show How Imatinib Improves Prognosis for Hard-to-Treat Cancer : U.S. Medicine
The Cancer Care Costs Conundrum: How Much is Too Much?
Drugs are becoming available for many cancers that couldn't be treated before - but at what cost? Prof Karol Sikora argues that hard decisions have to be made by the NHS - including age restrictions.
The Expert Who Discovered BRCA1 Explains How Breast Cancer Care Has Changed Forever
Today on Toward a Cancer-Free World, the cancer geneticist who discovered BRCA1, Dr. Mary-Claire King, explains how that discovery has forever changed breast cancer prevention and treatment.
How I survived terminal cancer w/ alternative cancer treatments
What really happens when someone has cancer therapy and they get home? What do their friends and family say? What happens when they try to eat an organic die...
Top health care data breaches: Costs and physician accountability
When all is said and done, the true costs of a data breach could far exceed $700 per record.
Cancer care costs everyone too much. What can we do about it?
The status quo of rapidly escalating cancer care costs for patients isn't acceptable and if unchecked will ultimately limit their access to care.