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Academy signs onto scientific community letter to President Trump against EO

In collaboration with more than 150 partners, The Academy signed onto this letter on behalf of the health education, research, and patient care communities in response to the President’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration.

By | 2017-04-25T19:18:16+00:00 February 1st, 2017|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Academy signs onto scientific community letter to President Trump against EO

2017 CECI2 Travel Awardee Announcement

The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research Announces Travel Award Recipients for the 2017 Medical Imaging Technology Showcase  January 17, 2017 (Washington, DC) The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of travel awards from the Academy’s Academic Council (ARRAC) to travel to Washington DC and participate in [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:18:57+00:00 January 17th, 2017|advocacy news, events news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on 2017 CECI2 Travel Awardee Announcement

Blakely Murphy, brain tumor survivor and CIBR speaker’s story featured in Long Island Newsday

“Blakely Murphy, brain tumor survivor and CIBR speaker’s story featured in Long Island Newsday.” By Michael Gavin (michael.gavin@newsday.com) December 31, 2016 Please click here for the complete article.  

By | 2017-04-25T19:20:13+00:00 January 17th, 2017|advocacy news, events news, government relations news, member news, Patient Resources|Comments Off on Blakely Murphy, brain tumor survivor and CIBR speaker’s story featured in Long Island Newsday

ECOG-ACRIN Begins Site Recruitment for TMIST Breast Imaging Trial

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has approved the first large-scale breast imaging trial in approximately 25 years under lead investigator, Etta Pisano, MD (and Academy executive committee member); lead statistician, Constantine A.  Gastonis, PhD; and ECON-ACRIN group co-chair (and Academy Secretary/Treasurer), Mitchell Schnall, MD, PhD, and the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group. ECOG-ACRIN is now recruiting [...]

By | 2017-01-14T18:04:11+00:00 October 26th, 2016|advocacy news, member news, Patient Resources|Comments Off on ECOG-ACRIN Begins Site Recruitment for TMIST Breast Imaging Trial

Cancer Moonshot Update – Biden’s Final Report

On October 17, 2016, Vice President Joe Biden presented his report to the President on the Cancer Moonshot detailing the Task Force’s recommendations that touched upon leveraging federal investments, targeted incentives, private sector efforts, patient engagement to support cancer research and progress in the areas of prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The Academy applauds the vision [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:21:33+00:00 October 18th, 2016|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Cancer Moonshot Update – Biden’s Final Report

Academy of Radiology Research Provides Comments to CMS Open Payments

The Academy responded to a request from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for comments related to Revisions to the Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule. The questions focused on the Open Payment Final Rule (section 1128G of the Act) that was added by section 6002 (Sunshine Act) of the Affordable Care [...]

By | 2016-09-13T14:55:17+00:00 September 13th, 2016|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Academy of Radiology Research Provides Comments to CMS Open Payments