'Our first 10 sites were de novo, so survival was hard'

E+CancerCare President Amy Radcliff ready to lead company into next 10 years of operation
Jul 22, 2012 8:54 PM

e+CancerCare names Marc Kerlin CEO

After four-month search, 10-year-old oncology player finds new leader
Jun 12, 2012 9:00 PM

e+CancerCare expands with partnership

Company adds eight centers in Southwest Louisiana and Mississippi
Jun 5, 2012 12:53 PM

TriStar names new administrator of oncology services

TriStar Health Systems announced recently that it has tapped Jon Connor to serve as its new administrator of oncology services.

In his new role, Connor will be responsible for the overall strategic direction of oncology services for TriStar Health, working to ensure all TriStar Sarah Cannon Cancer Centers share the same vision of providing high quality, integrated cancer care.  He will also continue to serve the Sarah Cannon Cancer Services team to help develop programmatic initiatives that are focused on physician-led, patient-centric care throughout core markets in HCA.

May 1, 2012 1:00 PM

RegionalCare wants to add cancer center in Alabama

Brentwood-based RegionalCare Hospital Partners has applied to build a $19.4 million cancer treatment center next to a proposed replacement Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in northern Alabama. But the company led by Marty Rash looks set to run into opposition from nearby Helen Keller Hospital, one of five facilities also fighting RegionalCare's Eliza Coffee plans.

Apr 13, 2012 12:14 PM

Insight Genetics announces promotion, hirings

Research director bumped up to VP
Mar 9, 2012 12:18 PM

Petrikin joins Vanguard

e+CancerCare co-founder leaving day-to-day operations to join another Martin company
Feb 29, 2012 7:14 AM

California oncology firm buys stake in Franklin company

A California radiation oncology venture has acquired a stake in Prologics, a five-year-old Franklin-based company that provides various services to hospitals. Integrated Oncology Network also has invested in Prologics' Northern Ohio Regional Cancer Center.

"The opportunity to work along side of ION as a partner at this stage of our companies’ growth will enable us to build a stronger footprint and strategic platform to meet the needs of our ever changing healthcare market. The combination of our talented teams will provide the market with a unique alternative to that of the existing competitive landscape."

Nov 21, 2011 10:34 AM

Local lab venture's tools could be oncology game changer

This month's Nashville Medical News profiles the very promising cancer treatment technologies being tested and rolled out at various sites by Brentwood-based DiaTech Oncology. The company's main procedure appears to predict much more accurately than previous tests the effectiveness of drugs on cancerous cells.

“Patients are asking why this hasn’t been the standard of care, but the technology just wasn’t available until now,” Rogers said. “For decades we’ve been treating patients through trial and error because, unfortunately, we can’t pinpoint each patient’s individual biology based on past patients. We’ve been talking a lot about giving patients personalized cancer care, and instead of treating it by tissue of origin, we can now tell what each tumor is specifically sensitive to.”

Sep 15, 2011 10:19 AM

VU opens Green Hills cancer clinic

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has opened a clinic in the Freeman Webb Building on Bedford Avenue in Green Hills and added oncologist Hammad Rashid to its staff there. VICC also runs clinics in Cool Springs and near Williamson Medical Center.

Aug 19, 2011 7:37 AM