New Article Recently Published in Case Reports in Oncology

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of Circulating Tumor Cell Data: Integration with Imaging and Serum Tumor Markers for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Management, which was recently published in Case Reports in Oncology and co-written by Dr. Eric Schuur of The Jon Block Group and Dr. Thomas Marsland from Icon Oncology of Orange Park, Florida. The authors collaborated on the paper and the study with Janssen Diagnostics of New Jersey.

Management of metastatic breast cancer is critical to maximizing survival with good quality of life. Circulating tumor cell (CTC) levels in the peripheral blood …

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New Article Published in Orthopedic Reviews

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of Early knee osteoarthritis management should first address mechanical joint overload, which was co-written by Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block of The Jon Block Group and Dr. Elizabeth Arendt from the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota. It was published in Orthopedic Reviews. The Jon Block Group collaborated on this paper with Moximed of Hayward, California.

Early knee osteoarthritis poses a therapeutic dilemma to the musculoskeletal clinician. Despite the recent interest in arthroscopic and injectable regenerative therapies intended to repair or restore a …

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New Article Published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of Quality of Life in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Commentary on Nonsurgical and Surgical Treatments, which was co-written by Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block of The Jon Block Group and published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal. The paper was co-written with Dr. Jack Farr of OrthoIndy.

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) has a significant negative impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Identification of therapies that improve HRQoL in patients with knee OA may mitigate the clinical, economic, and social burden of this disease. The purpose of this commentary is …

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New Article Published in Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of An 8-week multimodal treatment program improves symptoms of knee osteoarthritis: a real-world multicenter experience, which was co-authored by Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block of The Jon Block Group, and published in the Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research.

A total of 3,569 patients completed an 8-week treatment course between January 2008 and April 2013 at 66 dedicated treatment centers in the United States. Patients with symptomatic, radiographically confirmed knee OA resistant to traditional conservative treatments underwent a supervised 8-week multimodal treatment program consisting of low-impact aerobic exercise, …

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