Advanced rectal cancer protocol is promising, study shows

04/3/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

A novel treatment for advanced rectal cancer that includes short-term radiation and systemic chemotherapy followed by surgery shows promise and even curative potential for a condition that experts say currently lacks a standard of care. Dutch researchers reported that the novel protocol led to a two-year survival rate of 80%.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director of Actuarial Services, Government Programs
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC