During calendar 2007, cancer center services revenue increased $26.0 million, or 8.0 percent, and EBITDA increased $10.8 million, or 9.3 percent, over the prior year. Similar to the quarterly comparison, the increase reflects the use of technologically advanced radiation therapies and a 3.2 percent increase in radiation treatments and diagnostic radiology procedures per day.
Pharmaceutical services revenue in the fourth quarter of 2007 was $599.7 million, an increase of $79.7 million, or 15.3 percent, over the fourth quarter of 2006. The revenue increase is primarily due to the net addition of 132 physicians affiliated through comprehensive service and oncology pharmaceutical services ("OPS") agreements since the close of the fourth quarter of 2006. Pharmaceutical services EBITDA was $29.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2007, an increase of $7.9 million, or 36.7 percent, over the fourth quarter of 2006, which reflects the revenue increase discussed previously as well as distribution performance fees earned during the quarter.
Pharmaceutical services revenue in the fourth quarter of 2007 increased $31.5 million, or 5.5 percent, and EBITDA increased $6.5 million, or 28.4 percent, over the preceding quarter. The revenue and EBITDA increases are due to the net addition of 47 physicians affiliated under OPS agreements during the quarter and increased earnings from services provided to manufacturers.
For 2007, pharmaceutical services revenue was $2.3 billion, an increase over 2006 of $287.1 million, or 14.4 percent, and EBITDA was $96.1 million, an increase over 2006 of $12.4 million, or 14.8 percent, for the reasons discussed previously in the quarterly comparisons.
Corporate costs, which represent general and administrative expenses,
excluding stock-based compensation, were $20.3 million in the fourth
quarter of 2007, compared to $
|SOURCE US Oncology Holdings, Inc.|
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