On the cancer ward, patients’ addiction fears and their need for pain relief inevitably intersect. Oncologist Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS, shares one experience.
A new multidisciplinary center will concentrate efforts to use artificial intelligence to improve healthcare delivery in areas such as diagnostics, disease prediction and treatment planning.
Single-dose intraoperative radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer reduces exposure to healthy tissue and significantly reduces treatment time. How is it being used in North America, and how are patients faring? Cleveland Clinic is leading a retrospective study to find out.
Costly hospital readmissions were a target of the Affordable Care Act, but a cancer diagnosis poses challenges. A Cleveland Clinic study proposes three simple steps to reduce readmission while protecting patients.
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Pediatric oncology nurses on Cleveland Clinic’s main campus expanded infusion services beyond cancer patients. Now they also treat rheumatology, genetics, neurology, cardiology and nephrology patients.
Providing world-class cancer care can be demanding. With more than 46,000 inpatients treated at Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute in 2010 alone, Cancer Institute nurses understand this all too well.