News Archive 2011
The Queen's Medical Center is Chosen by ENACCT to Boost Clinical Trials
The Queen's Medical Center is one of six community-based cancer organizations selected for the first-ever nationwide collaborative to increase participation in cancer clinical trials. "An option for treatment is clinical trials," says Karen Ng, RN, OCN,...
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program Begins Second Year at The Queen's Medical Center
Last year, The Queen's Medical Center launched a cardiovascular fellowship program in partnership with the University of Hawai’i at Manoa's John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). After its first successful year, the fellowship has accepted two...
The Queen's Medical Center is Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Women who have breast exams at the Queen's Women's Health Center (WHC) can expect a higher standard of diagnostics. The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently designated QMC as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The designation means that...
Drs. David J.G. Fergusson & Peter Halford Named Top Queen’s Physicians 2011
Recipients of the Ke Kauka Po‘okela (Outstanding Physician of the Year) award are defined as those who not only serve with distinction, but with aloha. For 2011, The Queen’s Medical Center honored two physicians who have contributed immeasurably to...
The Queen’s Medical Center Provides Movies and Music During MRI Scans
Patients of The Queen’s Medical Center who need MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) can now immerse themselves in a virtual world during scans via CinemaVision, a special video and sound system that can play movies and music, or simply show what’s on...
The Queen's Center for Biomedical Research Identifies Possible Link to Cancer Therapy
The Queen's Center for Biomedical Research (QCBR), in collaboration with scientists at RW Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, Univserité d’Auvergne in France, and the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, has made a discovery that could have...