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Tuesday A.M. Report

UnitedHealth launches cancer care registry, JAL shuns Delta and sticks with American, ADC earns $3.6M in Q1, and Hormel launches ‘branding’ campaign.

UnitedHealth launches cancer care registry:  A division of UnitedHealth Group today launched a new cancer care registry, a database that combines clinical and claims data to gauge the quality of cancer patient care. The UnitedHealthcare registry, called Oncology Care Analysis, includes data from more than 2,600 oncologists and 8,600 patients with breast, colon or lung cancer. Read full story

JAL shuns Delta, sticks with American: Japan Airlines late Monday shunned overtures to join and its SkyTeam Alliance, and will instead stick with current code-share partner Amrican Airlines. Japan Airlines was already a code-share partner with American in its oneworld alliance, but Delta wanted JAL to defect to its SkyTeam. Atlanta-based Delta got into a bidding war for a joint venture partnership with Japan’s largest airline, which filed for bankruptcy in January. Read full story

ADC earns $3.6M from continuing ops in Q1: ADC Telecommunications reported earnings from continuing operations of $3.6 million, or 4 cents per share, in the first quarter of its fiscal 2010. In the same quarter last year, ADC reported a loss of $48.4 million, or 46 cents per share, from continuing operations. Read full story

Hormel launches ad campaign for Hormel brand: Hormel Foods today launched a national advertising campaign around the Hormel brand name. The Austin, Minn.-based food manufacturer said it’s the first time in its 110-year history that the company has had a campaign emphasizing the corporate name Hormel, rather than individual products or brand lines. Read full story