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Executive Health Management

Theseus Pharmaceuticals Appoints Steven Stein, M.D. to Board of Directors

2022 19 Oct

Theseus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the lives of cancer patients through the discovery, development, and commercialization of transformative targeted therapies announced the appointment of  Steven Stein , M.D. to its Board of Directors.  "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Stein to the Theseus... Read more

Executive Health Management

ESMO Breast Cancer Congress 2022

2022 03 May

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Executive Health Management

A Sharper Focus In Radiation Therapy Planning

2021 18 Jan

Internal movement caused by a patient's breathing presents a major challenge in tumor imaging. Motion artifacts in clinical images can cause difficulties when planning radiotherapy. René Werner from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) has long been concerned with precisely this problem. Together with Christian Hofmann, physicist... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cancer Research UK: Delays That Could Have Been Avoided

2019 05 Dec

A quarter of cancer patients experienced delays, which could have been avoided, during the diagnostics, shows a recent study by Cancer Research UK . One of the reasons were long waiting times for test results, and this, in turn, was attributed to staff shortages. You may also like: ‘The Death of Cancer’ – The Patient Perspective... Read more

Cardiology Management

Urgent need to look after hearts of cancer patients

2019 08 May

Many physicians are not telling cancer patients about the cardiotoxicity risks of treatments and may not be fully aware of the dangers themselves. A new study reveals an urgent need to look after the hearts of these patients. The research is presented today at EuroHeartCare 2019. "There was no mention that it could lead to heart disease. Would... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bedside art therapy for cancer patients

2018 24 Apr

A brief bedside visual art intervention (BVAI) facilitated by art educators improved mood and reduced pain and anxiety in a study of inpatients with haematological cancers. The findings indicate that experiences provided by artists within the community may be an adjunct to conventional treatments in patients with cancer-related mood symptoms and pain.... Read more

ICU Management

Solid cancer patients: high day-120 mortality post-ICU discharge

2018 17 Apr

The challenge for intensivists is to identify which patients with solid cancers would benefit from ICU care. A new multicentre, retrospective study finds a high mortality in the ICU and in the hospital among these patients, although the medium-term survival is quite acceptable, especially for patients with cancers other than lung cancers. The findings... Read more

IMAGING Management

European Conference on Interventional Oncology - ECIO 2018

2018 22 Apr

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Cardiology Management

Developing 'Best Practice' in Cardio-oncology

2017 20 Jun

Cardiovascular toxicity has become a challenging issue during cancer therapy. A survey of oncologists in France reveals that respondents commonly (>90%) prescribe therapies that are associated with cardiotoxicity. Interestingly, the survey shows that the assessment and management of the cardiovascular status of cancer patients is often inconsistent... Read more