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  Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program : Oncology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Clinical activities of the Divisions of Hematology and Oncology
Both the hematology and oncology programs have NIH T32 and K12 training grants that may enable the fellow to continue at a junior faculty level for one or two additional years.
The program contributes the largest numbers of patients to therapeutic and non-therapeutic studies of the Children's Oncology Group and is the recipient of the greatest support from that group.
www.chop.edu /consumer/jsp/division/generic.jsp?id=75571   (678 words)

  
 Oncology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The student should gain the ability to identify and make appropriate recommendations to the oncology team concerning pharmaceutical care issues for patients with cancer and hematological disorders.
The student should be able to work with and communicate with all members of the oncology team.
The Oncology Center is at the end of the hallway.
www3.kumc.edu /rx/oncology1.htm   (382 words)

  
 Oncology definition - Cancer information on MedicineNet.com
Pediatric oncology is usually recognized as a fourth, distinct discipline within the field of oncology.
Clinical oncology is represented by a number of professional and lay medical organizations including, in the US, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Cancer Society.
The word "oncology" means the study of tumors.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=18683   (539 words)

  
 Radiation Oncology
Hartford Hospital's Radiation Oncology department, one of the largest of its kind in the Northeast United States, is the center of a radiation oncology network.
A Radiation Oncology nurse participates in the patient assessment and education and serves as a resource to the patient and family throughout the treatment course.
At the same time, particular attention is given to supporting the patient and family through such an experience by attending to the psycho-social and emotional needs of the patient and coordinating their care with their primary care physicians and other care givers.
www.harthosp.org /cancer/radonc.html   (1417 words)

  
 Oncology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The overall mission of the Oncology Department is to improve cure rates for children with cancer while reducing the acute and late effects of therapy through a coordinated program of clinical research, patient care and education.
They are also involved in virtually all programs of the Cancer Center including efforts to improve the use of antimetabolite compounds in cancer patients, evaluate camptothecin analogs (topoisomerase 1 inhibitors), and identify and delineate the clinical significance of new genetic abnormalities of cancer cells.
The Oncology Department strives for a stronger laboratory-based research focus and the realization of its ultimate goal: to provide curative therapy to every child who has a catastrophic disease.
www.stjude.org /oncology/0,13671,867_5622_20994,00.html   (278 words)

  
 Orthopaedic Oncology Service
The Orthopaedic Oncology Service of the NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is a major referral center in the Tri-State Area for bone and soft tissue tumors.
Historically, the Orthopaedic Oncology Service at the Hospital for Joint Diseases has always been on the leading edge of musculoskeletal pathology and surgical oncology, numbering among its members several founders of modern bone pathology, including Drs.
The Center is at the leading edge of clinical and basic research in the fields of surgical oncology and musculoskeletal pathology.
www.med.nyu.edu /orthosurgery/patients/orthoonc.html   (284 words)

  
 Department of Oncology - Home
The Department of Oncology is a research-oriented clinical and basic-science department that provides a focus for cancer-related teaching and research within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.
Six of the Divisions are comprised of faculty members who are clinicians or service professionals in applied disciplines and one, the Division of Experimental Oncology, is comprised of basic scientists engaged in discovery and translational cancer research.
The Department offers postgraduate residency training in medical oncology, radiation oncology, palliative care medicine, and medical physics, graduate and postdoctoral training in experimental oncology and in collaboration with the Department of Physics in medical physics.
www.oncology.med.ualberta.ca   (313 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on oncology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In general this subject is like a general oncology forum or oncology message board.
Palliative care services may be less hospital-based than oncology, with nurses and doctors who are able to visit the patient at home.
There is a tremendous amount of research being conducted on all frontiers of oncology, ranging from cancer cell biology to chemotherapy treatment regimens and optimal palliative care and pain relief.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/oncology   (1720 words)

  
 Oncology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
INC Research Oncology has the experience and resources to help clients with any facet of research, whether it's prevention, detection or diagnosis, treatment, palliative and supportive care or survivorship/outcomes.
INC Research Oncology has the flexibility, clinical expertise and development know-how to handle any aspect of oncology trials.
We are dedicated to supporting our customers in advancing science and saving lives through smart, thoughtful management of their critical oncology trials.
www.incresearch.com /oncology   (108 words)

  
 Oncology Issues Main Page
Oncology Issues, the official journal of the Association of Community Cancer Centers, serves the multidisciplinary specialty of oncology care and cancer program management.
Oncology Issues is the only oncology-related publication devoted to policy, management, and financial issues of concern to cancer care providers.
Oncology care professionals want and need to keep abreast of the business and economic side of cancer care more than ever.
www.accc-cancer.org /ONIS/onis_about.asp   (397 words)

  
 Radiation Oncology
The objective of this training program is to provide individualized training with emphasis on assisting each resident in attaining his/her specific goals of preparing for an active practice in radiation oncology, a research oriented career in academic radiation oncology, and to provide the next generation of superior teachers and leaders in radiation oncology.
A visiting professor series has allowed outstanding teachers in radiation oncology and scientists in related fields from this country and abroad, to present lectures and to be available for resident-teaching sessions.
The residency training program in Radiation Oncology at the NYPH-CUMC successfully blends a small and individualized program with one of the major medical schools and teaching hospitals of the nation in one of the most dynamic cities in the world.
cpmcnet.columbia.edu /dept/radoncology/edu/rtp.html   (629 words)

  
 Oncology : RSS Directory : Gourt
Oncology is the medical subspecialty dealing with the study and treatment of cancer.
Network for Oncology Communication and Research - A forum in which practicing oncologists can interact with their peers as well as with leading experts.
Oncology Resource Consultants, Inc. - Cancer consulting specializing in cancer space planning and cancer reimbursement.
www.gourt.com /Health/Medicine/Medical-Specialties/Oncology.html   (1229 words)

  
 Oncology
oncology - the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
oncology clinical nurse specialist - a registered nurse with a Master's degree in oncology nursing who specializes in the care of cancer patients.
oncology social worker - a health professional with a Master's degree in social work who is an expert in coordinating and providing non-medical care to patients.
www.rush.edu /rumc/page-1098987381799.html   (3296 words)

  
 Oncology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Palliative care is an essential part of the multidisciplinary cancer care team.
This makes oncology an exciting and continuously changing field.
 - Pediatric Surgery ;- Plastic Surgery ;- Surgical Oncology - Thoracic Surgery - Transplant Surgery - Trauma Surgery ;- Urology ;- Vascular Surgery
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oncology   (1476 words)

  
 Division of Oncology - Stanford University School of Medicine
Medical Oncology is a division in the Department of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
The three-year Oncology program is an intensive training period in clinical oncology and research.
Due to NIH funding restrictions, ALL oncology applicants must be either United States citizens or have permanent resident status in the United States by the beginning date of their fellowship training.
oncology.stanford.edu /fellowship   (499 words)

  
 Medical College of Wisconsin - Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Oncology is a Level 1 Regional Radiation Therapy Center in a Category 1 Cancer Program as designated by the American College of Surgeons.
The Department of Radiation Oncology's goal in medical student education is to provide future physicians with a critically important basic understanding of the clinical manifestations of and treatment rationales for cancer.
Faculty in the Department of Radiation Oncology conduct basic, translational, and clinical research with major emphasis on adaptive radiotherapy, imaging guided radiotherapy, intensity modulated radiotherapy, bone marrow transplantation, radiation/drug interactions, and low dose rate radiotherapy.
www.mcw.edu /display/router.asp?docid=181   (337 words)

  
 Oncology - V.T.I.
He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine and Feline).
During the last 14 years VTI has established an environment providing modalities, concepts and protocols usually restricted to research environments and academic institutions thus achieving widespread recognition within the veterinary medical community of the Bay Area.
In an effort to combine the unique specialized services of both VTI and South Bay Veterinary Specialists, a cooperative alliance was formed creating one of the greatest concentrations of oncology services available in the Bay Area today.
www.sbvs.com /oncology.htm   (423 words)

  
 US Oncology - Home Page
US Oncology is affiliated with over 900 physicians practicing in approximately 460 locations, including 85 outpatient cancer centers in 32 states.
Through a comprehensive strategic alliance, our goal is not to direct nor control physician and practice activity, but rather to provide them with proven expertise and resources from a large cancer care network that helps them build and sustain a successful practice of providing exceptional care to their patients.
These services are a subset of those provided in a comprehensive strategic alliance, but are available to OPS affiliated practices who wish to secure the advantages of our expertise to assist in their pharmacy operations.
www.usoncology.com /home   (518 words)

  
 Interdisciplinary Oncology Program [Training Opportunities and Programs : Careers @ the BC Cancer Research Centre : ...
The goal of the Program is to provide graduate students from diverse backgrounds with an education in a number of disciplines relating to oncology, and to provide opportunities for intensive training in specialized aspects of oncology through thesis research.
These should be sent directly to the Interdisciplinary Oncology Program office by the referee or, if necessary, can be included in the applicant's supporting document package but must be sealed and have the referee's signature written across the seal.
Please note that credit for Oncology 510 will only be given at the end of the student′s program of study so cannot be counted as part of the minimum 12 credits required in the first year.
www.bccrc.ca /oncologyprog.html   (3094 words)

  
 Hematology-Oncology
Full diagnostic and therapeutic oncology services are available, including magnetic resonance imaging, linear accelerators, electron microscopy, cell surface markers, cytogenetics, stereotactic biopsy unit, home chemotherapy, cancer pain/palliative care program and an extensive oncology psycho-social support program.
Nurses certified in oncology are available to administer chemotherapy, manage symptoms, educate and support patients.
Specially trained oncology social workers, pharmacists, nutritionist, care coordinators, staff nurses and ancillary personnel work as a team to meet the needs of oncology patients and their families.
www.northshorelij.com /body.cfm?id=232   (585 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: Vitamin A-like Drug Cuts The Risk Of Second Breast Cancers In Young Women
The new analysis, also lead by Professor Veronesi, who is now Director of the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, followed the 1,739 patients who had been recruited by the Istituto Nazionale Tumori centre, investigating whether these patients developed a second cancer either in the treated breast or the other breast.
Co-author Dr Andrea Decensi, Director of the Department of Medical Oncology at the Galliera Hospital in Genoa, said: "We followed these patients for between 12 and 16 years and we found 168 second breast cancers in the fenretinide arm and 190 in the control arm.
Annals of Oncology is the monthly journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2006/05/060504070612.htm   (2459 words)

  
 Cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The facility includes a dedicated oncology unit, the Tausch Oncology Unit, designed to provide the highest quality care for cancer patients in the community.The family is offered support and assistance by the medical center social worker and other staff members.
The oncology nurses at BRMC are well qualified and receive chemotherapy and oncology training and certification.
Eleven of the RNs are chemotherapy certified and one is oncology certified.  The entire team is dedicated to providing the best quality care in an atmosphere of caring and compassion with consistent excellent customer service.
www.baxterregional.org /body.cfm?id=26   (909 words)

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