2011 News Archive

December 20, 2011
Fox 5 News
Exhibit for Smiles visited CCCN’s Pediatric Oncology office and brought gifts for the children and their families.

December 4, 2011
Las Vegas Review-Journal
More than a Dozen CCCN Doctors Named Top Doctors by U.S. News & World Report. Read More.

November 15, 2011
KLAS Channel 8 News
News report on new melanoma drug Zelboraf. Dr. Samlowski and Dr. Obara treated the first patients in Nevada. Dr. Wolf Samlowski was interviewed. Transcript.

November 11, 2011
KLAS Channel 8 News
Buddy Check Health 8 report on a recent study on moderate alcohol use and breast cancer risk. Dr. Heather Allen interviewed.

October 25, 2011
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A year later, woman reflects on how she battled cancer while pregnant
CCCN’s Dr. Mary Ann Allison interviewed.

October 2011
Las Vegas Health
Three-Time Victim, Three-Time Victor
CCCN’s Dr. Josette Spotts and Mary Ann Allison mentioned.

October 2011
Las Vegas Health
Las Vegas Resident Clings to Hope in Prostate Cancer Battle
CCCN’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang mentioned.

October 2011
Las Vegas Health
Editorial: We’re Making Progress Against Melanoma, Other Skin Cancers
Authored by CCCN’s Dr. Wolfram Samlowski.  Read more interviewed.

October 11, 2011
Summerlin View
Summerlin Hospital unveils new Breast Care Center
What starts as a small lump can lead to big trouble. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and women 40 or older are advised to have their annual mammogram. Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive, and The Valley Health System are offering $50 mammograms all month.  Dr. Souzan El-Eid Interviewed.

November 6, 2011
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas doctor, producer fight cancer until the end.  Dr. Nicholas interviewed.

September 29, 2011
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Park ranger living example of courage in facing breast cancer.  Dr Mary Ann Allison is mentioned.

September 29, 2011
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Breast cancer diagnosis doesn’t mean the end of family’s dream.  Dr. Josette Spotts and Dr. Heather Allen are mentioned.

September 22, 2011
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Event seeks to raise awareness for prostate cancer.  Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang interviewed.

August 8, 2011
Fox 5 Las Vegas
Fox 5 covered the visit of Charlie Lustman, a sarcoma survivor who stopped by CCCN to sing songs to patients as part of his Musical Hope Campaign.

Read more here.

August 1, 2011
Nevada Business Magazine – Healthcare Heroes
James Kilber profile for Top Administrator in Southern Nevada

August 1, 2011
Nevada Business Magazine – Healthcare Heroes
Dr. Mary Ann Allison profile for Caregiver of the Year in Southern Nevada

August 1, 2011
Desert Companion
CCCN physicians listed in Top Doctors issue
Read more here.

June 27, 2011
Las Vegas Business Press
Executive Snapshot of James Kilber, Executive Director of Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
Read more here.

June 8, 2011
KLAS Channel 8 News (CBS)
Buddy Check 8 – Dr. Gardner interviewed about study that states women can wait up to three months to have breast cancer surgery after diagnosis.

May 26, 2011
Las Vegas Sun
Comprehensive Cancer Centers introduce $6 million tumor-fighting machine. Dr. James Sanchez and Dr. Raul Meoz interviewed.

May 8, 2011
Las Vegas Review-Journal
It may surprise some to learn that great strides in health care and medicine are made every day in Las Vegas. Lives are greatly improved — and in some cases, even saved — as a result of innovative technology, equipment and businesses that in recent years have found footing in Southern Nevada. Dr. Raul Meoz interviewed.