publication date: Feb. 7, 2014
You might think of this as an event isolated to Columbus or central Ohio:
On Feb. 7, OhioHealth, a health system that operates not-for-profit, faith-based hospitals in central Ohio and competes with Ohio State University, said it would join the outreach network of MD Anderson Cancer Center, located almost 1,200 miles away.
|Conversation with The Cancer Letter |
McKinsey Charge: Create Plan
To Expand MD Anderson’s Reach
Responding to questions from The Cancer Letter, Jim Newman, director of external communications at MD Anderson, confirmed that the presentation obtained by The Cancer Letter was prepared under a contract by McKinsey & Company.
|CVS to Stop Tobacco Sales at Pharmacies|
CVS Caremark plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores by Oct. 1.
The country’s largest drug store chain in overall sales estimated that it will forego approximately $2 billion—about 17 cents per share—in revenues on an annual basis from snuffing out Big T.
|Drug Development |
Tivozanib Trial Discontinued Due to Insufficient Enrollment
AVEO Oncology and Astellas Pharma Inc. discontinued a phase II study of tivozanib in locally recurrent or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer due to insufficient enrollment.
Wendy Selig elected president Of NCCR board of directors
Dana-Farber Receives $900,000 for ovarian cancer research
Richard Folkers named director of communications for the Foundation for the NIH
Sarah Cannon to integrate cancer programs with HealthONE hospitals
Amgen and Merck to collaborate on oncolytic immunotherapy
Univ. of Pittsburgh selects GenomAnalytics platform for TGCA data
Health Canada approves Aptima HPV assay
Definiens and Clarient sign agreement over image analysis software