The United States is the last country in the world with modern healthcare to adopt ICD-10 diagnosis codes, but it will join the crowd on Oct. 1, 2014. This massive ICD-10 change is quickly approaching, and it affects all of us in the health care field. Thus, there is no...
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons, encourages you to attend Accreditation 101: Learning the Basics of CoC Accreditation and Standards in Baltimore on Sept....
The AJCC Curriculum for Registrars Module IV lessons are now available, and the Lesson 28 webinar will be held on Aug. 25. Completing it provides two CE hours for free. Register now and prepare by reviewing the self-study lessons....
Dose-escalated external-beam radiation therapy appears to improve overall survival in men with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer, but not in those with low-risk disease, according to new data. The findings were published online recently in JAMA Oncology. In...
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is pleased for offer a pocket-sized version of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for antiemesis, melanoma and non-small cell lung cancer while supplies last....
The United States regulators have approved a new drug for the treatment of locally advanced basal cell carcinoma, a form of skin cancer.
The part played by genetic mutations in the development of melanoma is well established, and many genes and genomic changes involved have been identified. However, in around 30 percent of melanomas, the genetic culprits are less clear....
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