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OMNI-Connect Gets National Recognition as Valuable Social Media Solution in Medicine (August 13, 2014)

Fort Worth TX/Sun Valley ID – OMNI Health Media announces national recognition of its online support communities, TheGIConnection,TheRAConnection, and Cancer Connect, as valuable resources for... Continue Reading

End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes (September 16, 2013)

Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and months of life. In fact,... Continue Reading

Cancer Deaths on the Decline (February 11, 2013)

Overall cancer death rates continue to decline in both men and women and across major ethnic and racial groups, according to the annual Status of Cancer report published in the Journal of the National... Continue Reading

Advanced Directives (September 25, 2012)

Living Wills Every competent adult has, in most cases, the freedom to accept or refuse medical treatment. When you are well, you can talk with your physician and family and make your wishes known. However,... Continue Reading

For Men: 15 Symptoms That Could Be Cancer (April 14, 2011)

Men tend to be less likely than women to visit their doctors—even when they experience a suspicious to change to their bodies or health. This is a risky behavior, especially when it comes to cancer.... Continue Reading

News or Nonsense? (February 2, 2011)

Health news can at times be misleading and confusing, but by thinking critically about media reports and understanding some basic principles behind research, you can be a savvy news consumer. By Barbara... Continue Reading

Strategies for Couples Coping with Cancer (November 4, 2010)

If your partner has been diagnosed with cancer, there are strategies and resources to help you through. Promising to love, honor, and cherish someone “in sickness and in health” is easy during the... Continue Reading

Successful Treatment Means Staying on Schedule (December 2, 2009)

In order to receive the best possible benefit from your cancer therapy, it is important to follow your treatment as your doctor has prescribed. Even if you’re not able to visit your regular treatment... Continue Reading

Look Good…Feel Better (September 11, 2009)

Practical beauty information helps improve confidence, courage, and hope among women living with cancer. Courage, confidence, control, community, and caring—ask any woman who has lived with cancer,... Continue Reading

Updates in the Management of Myelodysplastic Syndromes: A Report from the 2007 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting (August 26, 2008)

Updates in the Management of Myelodysplastic Syndromes: A Report from the 2007 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting December 8-11, 2007 Atlanta, Georgia Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, MS, Assistant Professor... Continue Reading

Supportive Care and Hematologic Malignancies: Updates from the 2007 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting (August 26, 2008)

Supportive Care and Hematologic Malignancies: Updates from the 2007 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting December 8-11, 2007Atlanta, Georgia C. Dean Buckner, MD, Founding Member, Fred Hutchinson... Continue Reading

ODAC Recommends Approval of Nplate (July 7, 2008)

The Oncology Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC), which provides recommendations to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has recommended the approval of Nplate™ (romiplostim) for the treatment of... Continue Reading

Romiplostim Improves Low Platelet Levels (January 2, 2008)

According to results recently presented at the 2007 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the investigative agent romiplostim (AMG531) continues to significantly improve platelet... Continue Reading

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