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“Substantial” Room for Improvement in HPV Vaccination Coverage, Study Finds


While an HPV vaccine became available over 10 years ago, a study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds that there is “substantial” room for improvement in the way it is recommended and discussed.
28-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Major Grant Accelerates Cancer Research

A $9.5 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will fund an intensive multidisciplinary research effort that seeks to better understand how cancer cells reach an aggressive state and begin to damage surrounding tissue.
24-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tanning Dependence Linked to Other Addictive Behaviors, New Study Finds


Despite the known dangers of exposure to ultraviolet light, many people continue to sunbathe and use indoor tanning beds with some users exhibiting a dependence to tanning. A new study from the Yale School of Public Health finds that such dependence...
21-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Automatic Palliative Care Consult for Patients with Advanced Cancers Leads to Improved Outcomes


A recent study demonstrated that increased palliative care consultations for patients with advanced cancers is associated with substantial impact on 30-day readmission, administration of chemotherapy following discharge, hospice referral, and use of...
17-Mar-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Yale Study Published in JNCCN Uncovers Racial Disparities in Treatment of Women with Breast Cancer


The study, “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Oncotype Dx™ Test Receipt in a State-Wide Population-Based Study,” led by Cary P. Gross, MD, Yale University School of Medicine and a member of Yale Cancer Center, is published in the March issue of...
16-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Liver Cancer Program Launches at Smilow Cancer Hospital


In the last 10 years there has been a constant growth in the number of patient with primary liver cancer treated at Yale New Haven Hospital and at Smilow Cancer Hospital. Smilow is one of the few medical center able to offer to patients with primary...
15-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

YCC Researcher Craig Crews Is Recipient of Cancer Research Award


Yale scientist Craig M. Crews is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research Award granted by the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR).
1-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

In-House Specialty Pharmacy Reduces Medical Errors, Wait Time


Dr. Kerin Adelson discusses the in-house specialty pharmacy at Smilow Cancer Hospital with HemeOnc Today
1-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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