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Florida Cancer Affiliates First in the State Certified to Offer New Spacing Device to Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients

March 22, 2016

FCA Patients Among First in Florida Treated with SpaceOAR Rectum-Protecting Spacer

Trinity, Florida (March 22, 2016) - Florida Cancer Affiliates (FCA) is helping to pioneer a new tool aimed to protect prostate cancer patients from the negative effects of radiation therapy. Recently a patient, one of the first in Florida, was injected at FCA with SpaceOAR® hydrogel, the first FDA cleared spacing device to protect the rectum in men undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer. The SpaceOAR System is intended to temporarily position the anterior rectal wall away from the prostate during radiotherapy for prostate cancer, creating space to protect the rectum from radiation exposure. Dr. Lawrence Hochman and Dr. Sanjay Emandi of Florida Cancer Affiliates are the first radiation oncologists in the state certified to safely administer the SpaceOar hydrogel.

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Arizona Oncology Ranked Number One in Community-Based Cancer Care and Among the Top Two Statewide Cancer Care Centers

March 15, 2016

PHOENIX (March 15, 2016) — Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business has released its 2016 “Cancer Treatment Centers” rankings. Arizona Oncology received the distinction of second highest in the state and ranked number one in community-based cancer care in Arizona.

Results are based on voters’ opinion, not annual revenue or number of employees. The Best of Arizona Business is the largest opinion poll in Arizona. Voters give the annual publication recommendations based on quality of service and recommendations for doing business.

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Missouri Cancer Associates and Urology Associates of Central Missouri to participate in Boone Hospital Center’s Cancer Fair

March 14, 2016

Experts will discuss cancer prevention and offer free prostate cancer screenings at the April 30th event

Columbia, Missouri (March 14, 2016) ― Providers from Missouri Cancer Associates (MCA) and Urology Associates of Central Missouri (UACM), practices in The US Oncology Network, will be among the featured speakers providing information about cancer prevention and offering free cancer screenings at Boone Hospital Center’s upcoming Cancer Fair. The Cancer Fair, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm in the main lobby of Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

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Urology Associates of Central Missouri Adds Another Urologist to Meet Growing Demand for Advanced Urologic Services

March 2, 2016

Dr. Michael P. Hoeh brings additional expertise in minimally invasive surgery to the practice

Columbia, Missouri (March 2, 2016) – Urology Associates of Central Missouri (UACM), a leading provider of comprehensive state-of-the-art urological care, has added another physician to the practice to meet increasing demand for its services. Michael P. Hoeh, M.D., joins the practice’s seven other highly-credentialed and experienced urologists. Dr. Hoeh, who is trained in the very latest diagnostic and treatment options for urologic conditions, will provide general urology services. The addition of Dr. Hoeh will enhance timely access to care for patients throughout Central Missouri.

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iKnowMedSM recognized for fifth consecutive year as top-performing electronic health record (EHR) for oncology and hematology practices

February 24, 2016

Strong ratings in key performance areas earn McKesson Specialty Health EHR top spot in Black Book Rankings

The Woodlands, Texas (Feb. 24, 2016) iKnowMedSM electronic health record (EHR) has been named the top-ranked EHR platform for oncologists and hematologists for the fifth year in a row by the prestigious Black Book Rankings, a division of Black Book Market Research, an unbiased industry-leading source for polling, surveys and market research. iKnowMed was recognized for its superior focus on meeting the unique needs of community-based oncology practices. Implemented in more than 620 sites of care nationwide and used by more than 1,600 providers, iKnowMed EHR and iKnowMed Generation 2 received top rankings in 12 key performance areas, including support and customer care, best of breed technology and process improvement, and strategic alignment with client goals to name a few.

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