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    Save 25% On Our "Must-Have Resource For Oncologists"

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Mar 21, 2015 4:07:39 PM

    Completely revised and updated for 2015, the Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2015 is an up-to-date guide to the latest information on standard therapy and recent advances in the field. Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, this essential reference provides a complete, easy-to-use catalog of over 100 drugs and commonly used drug regimens—both on- and off-label—for the treatment of all the major cancers.

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    Topics: oncology, oncology, chemotherapy, chu, oncologist, drug manual

    Now Available: 2015 Tarascon Interactive Catalog

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Dec 1, 2014 12:57:53 AM

    The interactive version of the 2015 Tarascon Catalog is now available.

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    Topics: Catalog, mobile medicine, oncology, Pharmacopoeia, Tarascon, primary care, Physician, discount, General Medicine, Pharma, Prescribing, resource, Global Health Blog, Hospital Medicine Blog, Infectious Disease

    New Arrivals: Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2015 Editions

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Nov 16, 2014 7:05:40 PM

    The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2015 Editions continue the tradition as the leading pocket drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care.

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    Topics: pharma, physicians, medicine, mobile medicine, oncology, Pharmacopoeia, prescribing, Tarascon, primary care, doctors, dosing, General Medicine, Pharma, Prescribing, Pyschiatry & Mental Health, Cardiology, Global Health Blog, Hospital Medicine Blog, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, Infectious Disease, infectious disease, prescribe

    It’s World Cancer Day

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 4, 2014 3:48:30 AM

    Today, the world unites to raise awareness and fight cancer. Celebrated every February 4, World Cancer Day is a global initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that seeks to improve collective knowledge around cancer while challenging misconceptions around the disease. Fittingly, this year’s theme is “Debunk the Myths.” The UICC is concentrating specifically dispelling four myths:

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    Topics: oncology, patient education, UICC, Union for International Cancer Control, World Cancer Day, oncology

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Title Featured on Grammy Award Website

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Oct 30, 2013 7:46:33 PM

    Studies have shown that music therapy supports cancer patients through their treatment. It has been proven to promote wellness, manage stress, alleviate pain, enhance memory, help patients communicate and express feelings, and even promote physical rehabilitation.

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    Topics: oncology, patient education, grammy, grammy.com, Authors, laurel fishman, music, Music and Cancer: A Prescription for Healing, Nimesh P Nagarsheth, Reviews, MD

    September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Sep 12, 2013 3:53:33 PM

    Cancer of the ovary (ovarian cancer) is the ninth most common cancer in women in the U.S. with almost 22,000 women newly diagnosed each year. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in women. In 2013, approximately 14,230 women will die in the United States from ovarian cancer.

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    Topics: oncology, oncology, General Medicine, gynecologic cancer, oncology resources, ovarian cancer awareness month, Hospital Medicine Blog, ovarian cancer, women's cancer

    Smart Pill Helps Doctors Monitor From Within

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Jun 26, 2013 11:41:18 PM

     

    Proteus Digital Health is creating medicines with mobile technology to make healthcare more accessible, manageable and innovative for patient and provider. In July 2012, the FDA approved Proteus Digital Health's microchip, an ingestible pill containing a tiny sensor that can communicate, via their Digital Health Feedback System, vital information about medication-taking behaviors and how the patient's body is responding.
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    Topics: mobile medicine, oncology, FDA, medication, primary care, Physician, CorTemp, doctors, General Medicine, HQ Inc, mobile medicine, pill, Prescribing, Proteus, Pyschiatry & Mental Health, Cardiology, Hospital Medicine Blog

    New From JBL: The Jones & Bartlett Author's Corner

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on May 17, 2013 12:00:46 PM

    Jones & Bartlett is pleased to announce the launch of  the Jones & Bartlett Learning Author’s Corner, a resource for prospective and new authors. The site contains the most up-to-date, general information on art development, manuscript submission, the publishing process, and editorial contacts. It also houses pertinent documents including: author information forms, marketing questionnaires, and proposal guidelines.

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    Topics: allied health, education, health, Author, Contest, Jones & Bartlett, medicine, oncology, patient education, primary care, General Medicine, Authors, Prescribing, publication, Pyschiatry & Mental Health, Cardiology, Global Health Blog, Hospital Medicine Blog, Infectious Disease, text

    Tarascon Title Is A Best Seller On Amazon

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Mar 25, 2013 6:41:06 PM

    Major internet retailer Amazon.com offers best seller lists as a way of identifying titles which are popular and frequently purchased by their customers. We are proud to announce that the Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook was listed as the #1 best seller under the Physician & Patient Hospice Care eBooks category last week.

    The Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook is the only shirt pocket-sized, quick reference for guiding those difficult conversations with patients and family members who require palliative and hospice care. Containing communication skill techniques, prognostication tools, symptom management options and ethical issues, this portable guide is an ideal tool for any member of the Palliative Medicine team, including: physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists and more.

    What people are saying about the guide:

    "This point is very helpful for a quick look up of info and new treatment considerations for PC." - Amazon customer review

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    Topics: physicians, Amazon, medicine, oncology, Tarascon, oncology, Geriatric, Pharmacists, chaplains, Ethical Decision-making, General Medicine, grief, Authors, social workers, Hospital Medicine Blog, end of life, hospice, palliative, Prognostication

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Posted by Jean Oneil on Oct 3, 2012 10:00:35 AM

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.

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    Topics: oncology, patient education, Breast Cancer, Disease, Early Detection Plan, lung cancer, National Breast Cancer Foundation, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast exams, mammograms, patient education

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