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How leveraging the power of in-house hereditary cancer testing improves patient outcomes with a competitive edge

As healthcare providers hone their strategies for strengthening access to care, improving health outcomes, and satisfying patients, innovative cancer testing and personalized medicine are increasingly at the forefront. Solaris Health, a national healthcare platform, is one such organization that is helping to advance those aims.…

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Press Release: Advanced Radiation Centers of New York Pioneers the First Commercial U.S. Implantation of a Biodegradable Balloon Spacer that Will Revolutionize Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Physicians at medical practices affiliated with Solaris Health, the nation’s leading healthcare management company in the urological field, are the first throughout the country to provide a new technology that substantially enhances safety for patients undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer.…

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Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Reverses Course

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield has agreed to reverse a decision made last month to no longer cover services oncological patients receive from facilities run by Integrated Medical Professionals of Farmingdale. Its 52 locations serviced 1300 Long Islanders, including East Enders who already had to drive up the island to find a facility to receive treatment.…

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In NYC Subway, CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Ads Mislead

Survey Respondents Influenced by Claims

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising about the radiotherapy (RT) known as CyberKnife (CK), which is currently omnipresent in the New York City transit system, creates “inaccurate impressions” about the treatment’s “comparative effectiveness and safety” in prostate cancer, according to new research.…

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