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Consumer Reports Survey: HMOs Beat PPOs on Cost, Customer Support and Billing Services

... median annual out-of-pocket premium costs up $500 since ... ready for some changes. For survey respondents, median annual out-of-pocket costs for premiums increased ... Reports National Research Center reported a median premium cost of $1,829, an increase of about $500 ...

Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer

... was seen (HR = 0.79) in favor of vandetanib. The median PFS time was 17.3 weeks in the vandetanib arm ... than that of the mutation-positive group (with a median of 2.1 vs. 8.4 months). There was no difference ... dispensed erlotinib following cCRT, their median PFS rate was 13.5 months compared to 10.4 months ...

Analysis of Four Large Post-Marketing Surveillance Studies Describe Clinical Effects of Sucrose-Formulated Recombinant Factor VIII

... infusions of rFVIII-FS had significantly reduced median joint bleeds per 6-month treatment period (zero ... events, respectively; P<0.001) and improved median total Gilbert Scores (18 versus 25, respectively; ... which enrolled 20 adult men, results showed the median number of joint bleeds per patient per 6-month ...

Obesity While Young Boosts Pancreatic Cancer Risk

... people of normal weight, the study found. "The median age of cancer diagnosis was 64 years for those ... pancreatic cancer, Li said. "For example, the median survival time was 18 months for patients with ... the year prior to cancer diagnosis, but the median survival time was reduced to 13 months for ...

Long-term care costs exceed yearly income for many Calif. seniors living alone

... living alone is now $319 more than this group's median income of $17,029. Combine long-term care ... Angeles senior living alone will need twice the median income to survive, according to new data released ... care paired with basic living expenses exceeds median income," said Jenny Chung, attorney and program ...

63 percent of RA patients suffer psychiatric disorders, with depressive spectrum conditions most likely

... of Rheumatology (ACR) defined RA (96% female, median age 52 years (46-55), median disease duration 12 years (4-22) was assessed using DAS28* with a median score of 4.98 (3.71 - ....

New Research From EBRI: New Estimates Update Retiree Health Savings Needs

... percentile (high). Man: A man with median (50th percentile) drug expenditures would need ... and $331,000) Woman: A woman with median (50th percentile) drug expenditures would need ... Married couple : A married couple, both with median (50 percentile) drug expenses would need current ...

Medifocus, Inc. receives Authorization Approval from Health Canada to launch its pivotal Phase III clinical study of focused microwave heating for treatment of breast cancer in Canada

... on large breast tumors. The data showed that the median tumor shrinkage in the Thermo-chemo arm was 88.4% and for the Chemotherapy alone arm the median tumor shrinkage was only 58.8%. This increase in median tumor shrinkage was statistically significant ...

ChemGenex's omacetaxine may provide first viable treatment option for highly resistant form of CML

... hematologic response (CHR) rate of 85% with a median response duration 8.9 months Major cytogenetic response (MCyR) rate of 15% with a median response duration 6.1 months Accelerated phase patients CHR rate of 31% with a median duration 4.1 months MCyR rate of 6% with ...

Vandetanib shows clinical benefit when combined with docetaxel for lung cancer

... and placebo, or docetaxel and vandetanib. The median follow-up was 12.8 months and the study's primary ... docetaxel alone (hazard ratio, .79), and their median progression-free survival was 17.3 weeks. In contrast, the median progression-free survival in the control arm was ...

Telik Presents Results at ASCO From ASSIST-5 Trial of TELCYTA in Platinum Refractory and Resistant Ovarian Cancer

... including those affected by the hold, the median progression-free survival (PFS) was 5.6 months on ... 35 patients (47%) on the PLD control arm. The median PFS of these patients was 5.6 months for the ... Although the study was not powered for survival, median survival in the platinum refractory and primary ...

Immune-Based Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise

... of skin cancers and, when it metastasizes, the median survival is less than a year. We sorely need new ... team said. People receiving Herceptin lived a median of 13.8 months vs. 11.1 months for those ... advanced stomach cancer typically only live a median of nine to 11 months. He recommended testing ...

Drug Trials Show Modest Gains Against Lung Cancer

... care." The pemetrexed group survived for a median of 13.4 months while those on the placebo ... of follow-up, participants taking Zactima had a median progression-free survival of 17.3 weeks versus 14 ... live longer before their disease returned -- a median of 4.8 months for the combined group versus 3.7 ...

Study Cites Gains in Gall Bladder Cancer Treatment

... to 1997) and period C (1998 to 2008). Overall median survival improved from 3.5 months during period A ... among those whose disease was caught early. The median survival was 10.3 months for those diagnosed with ... poor in all periods," with patients surviving a median of 1.9 months in the 1960s and 70s to 3.6 months ...

Neurocrine Announces Full Year Results from 603 Study (Petal Study) of Elagolix for Treatment of Endometriosis Pain

... pharmacodynamic effect of elagolix was confirmed. median estradiol values were maintained in the low ... significant bone loss. As reported, Week 24 median estradiol was 47 pg/ml for elagolix once daily ... pg/ml for elagolix twice daily. At Week 48, the median values for the groups were normal at 80 pg/ml and ...

New Study Finds Fewer Families Can Afford Health Insurance

... Health Affairs , shows that measuring families' median net worth -- the value of their savings plus ... survey data, the researchers found that the median net worth of families who purchased health ... was $105,819 -- nearly 35 times greater than the median net worth of only $3,057 for families who were ...

Growth in Wyoming Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room is ... Assisted living costs in Wyoming range from a median annual cost of $32,880 to $38,400 for a private ...

Growth in Wisconsin Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room is ... over the past five years. Home Care: The median hourly rate for a non-Medicare certified, state ...

Growth in Washington Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room in ... 9 percent a year over the past five years to a median annual cost of $35,400 for a private room. In ...

Growth in Virginia Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room in ... 16 percent a year over the past five years to a median annual cost of $37,752 for a private room. ...

Growth in Utah Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room in ... 10 percent annually over the past five years to a median cost of $26,400 in Provo, while the annual cost ...

Growth in Texas Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs range statewide from a median annual cost of $19,800 to $43,800 for a private ...

Growth in Rhode Island Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room in ... living costs in Rhode Island range from an annual median cost for a private room of $42,900 in Providence ...

Growth in Ohio Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs range statewide from a median annual cost of $28,575 to $44,280 for a private ...

Growth in North Dakota Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Grand Forks and the rest of the state. The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... costs in North Dakota range statewide from a median annual cost of $20,100 to $30,000 for a private ...

Growth in North Carolina Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs range statewide from a median annual cost of $25,140 to $56,100 for a private ...

Growth in New York Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room in ... $88,487 in Utica to $157,133 in Manhattan. The median annual cost for the region surrounding Manhattan ...

Growth in New Mexico Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs range statewide from a median annual cost of $26,400 in Albuquerque to $48,000 ...

Growth in New Hampshire Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room in ... over the past five years. Home Care: The median hourly rate for a non-Medicare certified, state ...

Growth in Nevada Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs range statewide from a median annual cost of $30,600 to $45,300 for a private ...

Growth in Nebraska Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs range statewide from a median annual cost of $18,012 to $55,800 for a private ...

Growth in Long Term Care Costs in New Jersey Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... New Jersey and the rest of the state. The median annual cost in Northern New Jersey is $112,238, ... Assisted living costs range statewide from a median annual cost of $53,280 in Northern New Jersey to ...

Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Missouri, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... living costs in Missouri range statewide from a median annual cost of $19,380 in St. Joseph to $39,648 ...

Growth of Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Montana, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs range statewide from a median annual cost of $28,590 in Missoula to $35,400 in ...

Growth of Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Minnesota, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs statewide range from a median annual cost of $29,070 in St. Cloud to $36,900 in ...

Growth in Maryland Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... 13 percent a year over the past five years to a median annual cost of $39,000 for a private room. In ...

Growth in Maine Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... Assisted living costs in Maine range from a median annual cost of $35,994 in Bangor to $56,520 in ...

Growth in Long Term Care Costs in Tennessee Outpacing Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room in ... Assisted Living: Statewide, the annual median cost of care in a private room in an assisted ...

Growth in Long Term Care Costs in Most of South Dakota Outpacing Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room in ... Assisted Living: Statewide, the annual median cost of care in a private room in an assisted ...

Growth in Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Most of Michigan, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... a rate of growth nearly twice that of the median annual inflation rate of 2.3 percent over the ... Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: The median annual cost for a private nursing home room ... living costs in the state range from an annual median cost of $21,600 in both Kalamazoo and Saginaw to ...
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