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Nominations now open for LocumTenens.com 2019 Resident of the Year Award

Nominations now open for LocumTenens.com 2019 Resident of the Year award
Residents play a critical role in our health care system. Each year, we select one exemplary resident to receive our Resident of the Year award. We think every resident is a star, but you must have your own reasons for thinking one stands out above the rest. Who do you know that deserves this honor? Any physician who is currently in a resident program in the United States is eligible. Nominations, including self-nominations, must be submitted by February 20, 2019. The winner will be announced in March 2019 and will receive a $5000 cash grant.
Radiation Oncology Specialty Spotlight

How to battle chemotherapy-induced tumor growth

In the aftermath of conventional chemotherapy treatment, dead and dying cancer cells have been found to release debris triggering inflammation that leads to further tumor growth. But researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center studying this process in the treatment of ovarian cancer are working on an anti-inflammatory drug to block the release of the compounds that promote tumor survival following traditional chemotherapy. While the further research is needed, the hope is to provide a therapeutic modality that may compliment conventional cancer treatment by acting as a surge protector against chemotherapy-induced tumor growth.

Featured Medical Mission

If you’ve been searching for a way to give back, consider medical missions work. We make it easy for you to find a trip that fits your needs through our MedicalMissions.org website. Registration is free for medical volunteers and for organizations who are recruiting healthcare personnel.

Check out this issue’s featured mission trip to South Africa, sponsored by International Medical Relief.
Medical Missions Featured
LocumTenens.com Featured Jobs

Radiation Oncology Jobs

LocumTenens.com has over 200 Radiation Oncology opportunities open on our website now. Search jobs to find the right fit for you.
 
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