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Check Out the New MedicalMissions.org            

Supporting physicians in their charity work as well as organizations that sponsor medical missions is a big focus for LocumTenens.com. We are proud to announce that we’ve just redesigned and relaunched the MedicalMissions.org website. The new site allows healthcare volunteers to search, favorite, share and apply for mission work. Volunteers can also share their stories and photos about their past mission trips. If you are thinking about a mission trip in the future, you can quickly and easily create a volunteer profile and begin searching for your next mission adventure in minutes.

Also, we’d love to hear your feedback about the new MedicalMissions.org, and ideas you have for future improvements. Send us an e-mail with your feedback to info@medicalmissions.org.


Specialty Spotlight
New Tool Allows Patients to Receive One-Time Radiation During Surgery
Specialty Spotlight

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) delivers low-energy X-rays directly into the tumor cavity during surgery after the tumor has been removed. Radiation is targeted at the site of the tumor while minimizing radiation exposure to nearby healthy tissue. Most patients need only this one dose of radiation instead of coming back post-surgery for several radiation visits. This saves the patient money, time and emotional or physical stress.

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Do You Think Obamacare Will Be Repealed in 2016?

The United States Senate recently passed a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which is expected to also pass in the House. President Obama has already stated he would veto the bill.

Do you think it will be repealed in 2016?

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