There are countless non-profit organizations out there that work tirelessly to improve the lives of those affected by medical conditions. It can be difficult to keep track of all of them, especially if you’re not familiar with the work they do. That’s why we’ve created this section of our website specifically for non-profit news and updates.
Here, you will find information on the latest initiatives undertaken by various non-profit groups, as well as news and updates on the progress of medical research and advocacy. We hope this section will help raise awareness about the important work being done.
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National Minority Quality Forum and Exact Sciences’ Cancer Stage Shifting Initiative Leads Cancer Moonshot Initiative to Increase
National Minority Quality Forum notes the mission of the Cancer Stage Shifting Initiative is to move medical standards in the country from late-stage to early-stage detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer; improving cancer care, and reducing the incidence of cancer deaths for all, with a particular focus on health equity in underrepresented populations.
American Lung Association examines toll of lung cancer in Florida, underscores urgent need for more people to be screened .
Society of Interventional Radiology Position Statement: Endovascular Management Deemed An Acceptable Treatment Option for Certain Iliofemoral DVT Patients
Newly published Society of Interventional Radiology position statement relies on randomized trial data to outline appropriate use of endovascular therapies for iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis.
The GastroIntestinal Research Foundation Launches New Multi-Million Dollar Funding Initiative Aimed at Curing Cancers of the Digestive System
GastroIntestinal Research Foundation President Yekaterina Chudnovsky, said, "CA CURE is a bold and innovative approach to identify, treat and even one day cure digestive cancers. Far too many people, at younger and younger ages are diagnosed with fatal cancers, often after living with a digestive disease such as Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, fatty liver disease, and others. Despite its prevalence, colon cancer research is grossly underfunded. CA CURE will quickly put vital research dollars in the hands of leading scientists."
The new aortic guideline on the diagnosis and management of aortic disease, focuses on surgical intervention considerations, consistent imaging practices, genetic and familial screenings, and the importance of a multidisciplinary aortic team.