UBM Medica US Unveils New iPad Application for Oncology Professionals

Cancer Management Handbook, the essential resource on cancer care, now available in tablet format

NORWALK, Conn., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US today announced that Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach, the essential resource on treating cancer, is now available as an iPad application for cancer specialists and other healthcare professionals.

For over a decade, the Cancer Management Handbook has provided clinicians with up-to-date information on all types of cancer care from the medical, surgical, and radiation perspectives. This new iPad app allows specialists to have the latest cancer information at their fingertips, providing regular updates throughout the year as advancements in cancer management and research evolve.

Features of the Cancer Management Handbook app include:

  • Chemotherapy regimen tables
  • The latest AJCC Staging Manual information
  • Updates from the annual ASCO meeting
  • Response and evaluation criteria and performance scales
  • Cancer drugs and indications newly approved by the US FDA
  • Ability to bookmark sections for quick reference
  • Fast search capability of diagnosis and therapies
  • High-resolution images and diagrams

Topic areas include:

  • Cancers of the Head and Neck Region
  • Lung Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Genitourinary Malignancies
  • Gynecological Malignancies
  • Skin Cancers
  • Sarcomas
  • Brain Tumors
  • Other Solid Tumors
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Palliative and Supportive Care
  • Complications

"The Cancer Management Handbook continues to be a popular and widely used resource among oncologists," said Rachel Warren, Editorial Director at UBM Medica US.  "Making this valuable tool available as an iPad application, reinforces our commitment to provide timely and complete information to the practicing physician the moment they need it." 

The Cancer Management Handbook application can be accessed via the App Store at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cancer-management-handbook/id532172730?ls=1&mt=8.

About UBM Medica US
Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach—online, in print, live, and via custom programs. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers, payers, and patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, websites, drug databases, data services, live events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Websites include CancerNetwork.com, ConsultantLive.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, MusculoskeletalNetwork.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com, PsychiatricTimes.com, and SearchMedica.com.  UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect — which provides marketing services across a number of communities, the largest of which are healthcare, medical device design and advanced manufacturing. UBM Connect also includes UBM Studios, the global leader in interactive digital environments. UBM Connect is a UBM plc company. For more information, visit http://www.UBMMedicaUS.com/.

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