Thursday, November 3, 2005

OncoLink at CFS 2003

OncoLink's daily online reports from the Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium in New York City on November 2-5, 2005.


Experience with ABI-007 (Abraxane) in Head and Neck Cancers
Ixabepilone in Breast Cancer
Panitumumab, A Fully-Human IgG2 Antibody Treatment for Colorectal Cancer
Preoperative Therapy with Trastuzumab
Role of Ras Inhibitors in the Management of Breast Cancer

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Medicare Modernization Act results in higher rate of chemotherapy among lung cancer patients

Jun 18, 2010 - The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act, which steeply reduced payment rates for chemotherapy drugs given on an outpatient basis starting in January 2005, has resulted in an increased likelihood that Medicare recipients with lung cancer will receive chemotherapy, according to research published online June 17 in Health Affairs.



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