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Palliative Care: Top 5 Things to Know

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This is National Hospice and Pallative Care month. Here are the Top 5 things you need to know about palliative care from Lou Lukas, MD, hospice and palliative medicine specialist at Anne Arundel Medical Center: 1. With a focus on symptom relief, palliative care is different from curative care—it’s treatment to help survive a disease. 2. Palliative care …

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Are E-cigarettes a Good Way to Quit Smoking?

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Run by batteries, e-cigarettes have a cartridge that holds nicotine, flavorings and other substances. A smoker puffs or inhales a nicotine vapor. E-cigarettes are often advertised as a way to smoke in places where smoking is banned. And their makers say the ingredients are safe. But when the FDA analyzed a small sample of cartridges …

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AAMC Obtains National Accreditation

Breast Center lauded for outstanding patient-focused care

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Adds Surgical Oncologist

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Dr. Newman has a special interest in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.

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New Recommendation for Annual Lung Screenings of Longtime Smokers

AAMC Supports Recommendation

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AAMC to Host Cancer Survivors Day

Donnie Neurenberger, featured guest at National Cancer Survivors Day

Survivors, caregivers, family and friends invited to celebrate ‘Living Life in Full Bloom’

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AAMC First to Offer Online Skill Building Group for Cancer Patients Through LiveSTRONG

Hospital Partners with Pillars4Life and LIVESTRONG Foundation to Help Cancer Patients

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New Year, New Agreement for Johns Hopkins Medicine, Anne Arundel Medical Center

Strategic alliance means widespread benefits for patients in the region

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Meisenberg Chair for Quality Improvement and Healthcare Systems Research

Barry R. Meisenberg, M.D., FACP, has accepted a new leadership position as Chair for Quality Improvement and Healthcare Systems Research for Anne Arundel Health System (AAHS).

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ACR-ASTRO Accreditation

Accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety.

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Honors for Cancer Institute Lung Program

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Association of Community Cancer Centers Honors Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute for Its Rapid Access Chest and Lung Assessment Program

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AAMC to Host Cancer Survivors Day

The DeCesaris Cancer Institute is hosting an event to commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 10.

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DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center Named LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project Finalist and Award Recipient

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – June 01, 2012 – The DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) was announced as a LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project Finalist and award recipient. The project, created by the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the non-profit founded by the cancer survivor and champion cyclist to serve people affected by cancer and empower …

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The Fight against Cancer Starts at AAMC

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American Cancer Society and Anne Arundel Community Leadership Assemble Area Residents Committed to Fighting Back Against Cancer

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Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute and Annapolis Oncology Receive Recognition for Cancer Care from Prestigious National Oncology Organization

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Annapolis Oncology, part of AAMC’s Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute, has become one of the first in the nation to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).  The QOPI® Certification Program is a new initiative to certify oncology practices that …

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Commission on Cancer Award

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The Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute has been awarded the Commission on Cancer (CoC) Outstanding Achievement Awardfor 2008 following an intensive on-site survey completed in November 2008. The DeCesaris Cancer Institute is one of only four cancer programs in Maryland – and one of only 95 programs nationwide – …

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