Haymarket Adds Two Cancer Journals to Its Family of Clinical Publications

Friday, March 21, 2008 General News
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NEW YORK, March 21 Haymarket Media Inc. is now thepublisher of two leading journals for cancer clinicians, The American Journalof Hematology/Oncology and Oncology Nursing News, under an agreement announcedtoday. Both titles were previously published by U.S. HealthCareCommunications, of Highland Park, NJ.

"We are very pleased to add a strong oncology presence to the Haymarketclinical family," said Lee Maniscalco, CEO. "The practical, clinical guidancethese publications offer to their readers, and the wide variety of ContinuingEducation opportunities they provide throughout the year -- within thejournals themselves, in special supplements, and in Web-based initiatives --make this a perfect fit for Haymarket. The addition of these two publicationsis entirely consistent with our goal of expanding and enhancing learningopportunities for practicing cancer clinicians nationwide."

The American Journal of Hematology/Oncology (AJHO) reaches oncologists,hematologists, and other cancer clinicians nationwide. Each monthly issueoffers concise summaries and expert commentaries on the peer-reviewedscientific literature and conference proceedings, so that the latest researchfindings can be applied in day-to-day patient care. The editorial board isheaded by Lawrence N. Shulman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Dana Farber CancerInstitute, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School,Boston; and Douglas J. Schwartzentruber, MD, Medical Director of the GoshenCenter for Cancer Care, Goshen, Indiana. Marcus E. Randall, MD, Professor andChair of Radiation Medicine at the University of Kentucky School of Medicine,Lexington, serves AJHO as Associate Editor for Radiation Oncology. Each issueof the journal offers Continuing Medical Education accredited by HarvardMedical School.

Oncology Nursing News (ONN) provides late-breaking clinical news andpractical guidance to nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistantsacross all settings of cancer care and supportive services. ONN offerscoverage from the most significant oncology meetings throughout the year, newsof clinical relevance from the peer-reviewed literature, and how-to advicebased on the clinical and management experiences of leading oncology nurses.The Editor in Chief is Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN, AOCN, Chief Nursing Officerof The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson MedicalSchool, New Brunswick.

"We look forward to working with the staffs of these publications and theoutstanding experts who serve on their editorial boards to bring the very bestand latest information to the dedicated clinicians who care for cancerpatients," said Maniscalco.

Haymarket Media Inc., based in New York City, publishes a variety ofclinical journals and drug information digests for health professionals,including Monthly Prescribing Reference, Renal & Urology News, Cortlandt Forum(for primary-care physicians), The Clinical Advisor (for nurse practitionersand physician assistants), The Journal of the American Academy of PhysicianAssistants, McKnight's Long-Term Care News, and Assisted Living.

SOURCE Haymarket Media Inc.

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