Company News: NOWEL network established for the optimal care of lung cancer patients in Northern Germany
The Pius Hospital Oldenburg, the Institute of Haematopathology Hamburg and NEO New Oncology AG announced today the formation of NOWEL, the North-East-West Lung Network (Nord-Ost-West-Lunge, NOWEL, www.nowel.org). The objective of the network is to make area-wide care with the best available diagnostics and therapy accessible to lung cancer patients in Northern Germany.
At NOWEL, the region’s leading experts in the fields of oncology, pulmonology and pathology have joined forces in interdisciplinary and intersectoral cooperation to offer patients evidence-based, personalized cancer therapy of the highest scientific level. In doing so, NOWEL’s primary goal is to provide patients with close-to-home and timely diagnosis and treatment of their cancer. A main focus of NOWEL’s activities centers on health services research. With a comprehensive, quality-assured benefit analysis, NOWEL aims to actively contribute to improved diagnostic and therapeutic care concepts.