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Protect Cancer Patients from Infections

Author: Alice Guh, CDC medical officer and co-lead of Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients initiative As clinicians, we know that the nearly one million patients who receive outpatient cancer treatment each year are at risk for serious infections that may lead to hospitalization, disruptions in chemotherapy schedules, and in some cases, death. Even so, it Read More >

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International Infection Prevention Week Celebrates a Milestone

Author: Russell N. Olmsted, MPH, CIC 2011 President, APIC Director, Infection Prevention & Control Services, St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), which occurs October 16–22, 2011, represents the 25th anniversary of the commemoration of the importance of infection prevention around the globe.  It does not seem possible that Read More >

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