Navigation Links
Beth Israel Medical Center Receives Major American Cancer Society Grant Toward Improving Pain Management in Chinese Cancer Patients
Date:6/22/2009

whether the intervention can be applied to improve other symptoms, such as fatigue and shortness of breath. Barriers and facilitators of the intervention will be identified, including cultural influences.

"The Asian community has been actively supporting the American Cancer Society's research efforts by participating in various fundraising activities," said Ming-der Chang, MD, Vice President of the American Cancer Society's Asian Initiatives. "This award demonstrates that the American Cancer Society is committed to reducing the disparities in cancer among the Asian community."

"Receiving this grant highlights the continuing strong relationship Beth Israel has with the Asian community," said Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Chairman of the Department. "This collaboration allows us to provide community-based programs that are most likely to yield strong benefits."

Chinese Americans, the largest Asian subgroup in the U.S. with 3.6 million people, have a high rate of cancer, particularly nasopharyngeal, liver, and stomach. Chinese Americans are represented by a growing number of recent immigrants (50 percent) who are economically disadvantaged and medically underserved. Patients commonly present with advanced illness and have a higher risk for poorly controlled pain. Although QI methodologies have the potential to improve pain control, there is a lack of QI programs in pain and symptom management for this population.

"This study will bring benefits to Chinese American cancer patients by improving pain treatment and understanding barriers to care," said Kin Lam, MD, Director of Community Oncology for the Asian Services Center. "We are grateful to cancer patients in the community for supporting this work. Without them, our research in this area would not be possible."

The Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center offers a broad array of therapies for chronic p
'/>"/>

SOURCE Beth Israel Medical Center
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Accumetrics, Inc. Announces Distribution Channels in Israel and Cyprus
2. Herleys Israeli Subsidiary, GMI Eyal, is Selected to Provide Complex Microwave Switch Assemblies for a U.S. Customer
3. Mrs. Lily Safra, President of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, to Announce Major New Medical Research Initiative During Israel Visit
4. New Hope & Resilience After Destruction and Killings in Gaza, Israel
5. The Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center is Named 2009 Center of Excellence Award Winner by the American Pain Society
6. France-Israel scientific cooperation agreement
7. Autism Support Network and the Israeli Society for Autistic Children Form International Alliance
8. Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement for Israel
9. Female genital mutilation among Israels Negev Bedouins has virtually disappeared -- BGU study
10. Beth Israel Deaconess Urged to Investigate Member of Board of Overseers Who Raised Millions for Madoff
11. Healthcare Data Services (HDS) Announces Contract with Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization (BIDPO) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... The click strand woven bamboo flooring ... Today, the business announces a click strand woven ... 30, 2015. , Click strand woven bamboo flooring ... a well-known brand in the bamboo industry. It ... reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , “We are happy ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 26, 2014 The report “TS-1 (Colorectal ... on the current treatment landscape, unmet needs, current pipeline ... is an anti-cancer drug which is typically used for ... also used for treating gastric cancer and pancreatic cancer. ... The drug was first approved in 1999 in Japan ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... “Every three months the trends for ... evening dress will be one of the hottest styles in ... says. Today, the company releases 26 A-line sweetheart evening dresses, ... off. , “We are trying our best to help ... latest designs. Along with affordable prices, we provide discounted delivery ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying women’s special ... prom dresses, most of which are priced under $200. ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, 2015; the ... market. , The prom dresses in this new collection ... strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, V-neck beading, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Recently, ... discounts on all its wedding dresses. BellasDress has chosen ... more for gift choices for the holiday season. ... can pick suitable wedding gowns here at discount prices. ... shopping experience at its website. , “All ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:TS-1 Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:TS-1 Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:BellasDress.com’s Christmas Sale: Trendy Wedding Dresses With Big Discounts 2
... Governor has ignored their cost saving suggestionsHARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. ... suggestions on closing the state,s budget shortfall, SEIU Local ... workers across Pennsylvania, said they have identified millions of ... Governor should cancel contracts with private contractors for work ...
... craving a delicious frozen treat that won,t pack ... option at many local chain stores -- Skinny ... company, a manufacturer of innovative sports and nutritional ... distributors, retailers and online marketers nationwide.Skinny Dippers -- ...
... -- While some emerging technologies can create environments that ... researcher thinks games like Nintendo,s Wii Fit can help ... all ages. , "I think there is a great ... technology," said David Dzewaltowski, professor and head of the ...
... Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO ) announced today that ... Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at 3 p.m. ... to be webcast live and may be accessed through a ... www.gen-probe.com . The webcast will be available for 30 days ...
... DIEGO, Jan. 6 Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Monday, January 12, ... Daniel M. Bradbury, president and chief executive officer ... live presentation and breakout session will be webcast, and ...
... Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today announced ... SB1518, an orally available, potent, and selective inhibitor of Janus ... S*BIO Pte Ltd based in Singapore. Under the terms ... develop and commercialize SB1518 (designated by Onyx as ONX 0803) ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:State Human Services Union Identifies Ways to Save Millions of Tax Dollars 2Health News:Skinny Dippers(TM), First Zero-Calorie Frozen Dessert, Earns Widespread Retail, Online Distribution 2Health News:Wii Fit a promising tool for all ages 2Health News:Wii Fit a promising tool for all ages 3Health News:Gen-Probe to Webcast Presentation at the 27th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2Health News:Onyx Pharmaceuticals Acquires Option to License Novel Highly Specific JAK2 Inhibitors From S*BIO 2Health News:Onyx Pharmaceuticals Acquires Option to License Novel Highly Specific JAK2 Inhibitors From S*BIO 3Health News:Onyx Pharmaceuticals Acquires Option to License Novel Highly Specific JAK2 Inhibitors From S*BIO 4
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014  CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB:CTSOD), a ... blood purification technology to help fight deadly inflammation ... countries worldwide, today announced the appointment of Dr. ... as its Senior Vice President of Clinical Development, ... Di Russo is an accomplished pediatric ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Apnea Sciences ( ... offices in Aliso Viejo , California.  ... to the tremendous growth and worldwide expansion, a new ... patented SnoreRx, the anti snore cure have exceeded our ... "We are now in 23 countries and will ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014   TRU-D SmartUVC LLC, producers ... robot, announced today that the General Services Administration has ... 2019.   This newly formed agreement will ... of government purchasers, including Department of Veteran Affairs and ... Security contacts purchasing solutions for the Ebola effort in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 2CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 3CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 4CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 5TRU-D SmartUVC LLC Awarded General Services Administration Contract to Expand Government Customer Base 2
... Like many other diagnostic regimes that were previously ... entering the clinical mainstream. Smaller, simpler analyzer systems ... large physicians group labs, while some genetic test ... care locations such as clinics and physician offices., ...
... to plan or evaluate anticoagulant therapy, to ... elevated factor VIII levels, dysfibrinogenemia, factor XII ... to assess acquired conditions, such as pregnancy, ... Prothrombin levels are also monitored along with ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Genetic Analysis Systems Enter the Clinical Mainstream 2Genetic Analysis Systems Enter the Clinical Mainstream 3Prothrombin Time Comes in Small (CLIA-Waived) Packages 2Prothrombin Time Comes in Small (CLIA-Waived) Packages 3
The Thermal pads were designed to simulate water immersion, the most effective method of transferring energy non-invasively....
This blanket is ideal for warming the large child or small adult during upper body surgery....
The fabric is antistatic and non-linting and is both oil and water repellent.These superior blankets are an environmental friendly alternative to disposable blankets....
The fabric is antistatic and non-linting and is both oil and water repellent.These superior blankets are an environmental friendly alternative to disposable blankets....
Medicine Products: