publication date: Jan. 24, 2014
The American Cancer Society has started a search to replace its chief executive officer, John Seffrin.
Seffrin, who became the CEO in 1992, recently completed streamlining of the society’s organizational structure, eliminating the autonomy of divisions, decreasing the number of board members, and making the century-old organization into a single corporate entity.
|ASCO, COA Present Plans For Cancer Care |
Beyond the Fee-for-Service Pay Structure
The Community Oncology Alliance and the American Society of Clinical Oncology issued a joint statement on payment reform in cancer care and proposed alternative approaches to paying for cancer care.
|Komen Officials Say Charity is Stabilizing Despite 22 Percent Drop in Contributions|
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation reported a 22 percent decline in contributions in fiscal 2013—totalling over $77 million—in recent financial statements.
Overall, the charity’s revenues fell by 18 percent from the 2012 fiscal year.
Reagent system approved for the prevention of Graft-Versus-Host Disease
FDA launches advisory committee membership nomination web portal
Orphan designation granted to BL-8040 for stem cell mobilization
EU CHMP issues positive opinion for Roche’s subcutaneous MabThera