2013 News Archive

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December 18, 2013
CBS 8 News Now
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Schwartz was interviewed for the story on the benefits of a proposed UNLV Medical School for 8 News Now. Watch the video.

December 12, 2013
ABC New Channel 13
The Morning Blend segment on channel 13 that features Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Schwartz and a new research trial for Lymphoma known as ZEST. Watch the video.

November 24, 2013
The Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Las Vegas Review-Journal ran a story that featured Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. El-Eid, Dr. Farzin, and Dr. Braiteh about a patient that combines optimism and prayer while fighting breast cancer. Read the story.

November 22, 2013
ABC New Channel 13
CCCN’s Dr. Nguyen appeared on The Morning Blend to promote lung cancer awareness month. Watch the video.

November 1, 2013
Centennial View
The Centennial View Newspaper includes a feature story with an interview from one of Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada patients, as well as from CCCN’s Dr. Dao. Read the story.

October 18, 2013
ABC New Channel 13
A patient of Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Terhar, and her patient, were interviewed for a story on National Mammogram Day. (video no longer available)

October 7, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Michael was interviewed for this story for breast cancer awareness month, in particular, concerns between cell phone radiation and breast cancer. Read more.

October 1
ABC News Channel 13
Comprehensive Cancers Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Thummala appeared on Channel 13’s Morning Blend, along with patient with her patient Delia to discuss breast cancer awareness. Watch the Video.

October 1, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Every year, the Las Vegas Review-Journal turns its paper pink, with stories focusing on breast cancer treatment and awareness. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada was featured in the newspaper, and its website, for the following stories:

Top trends in breast-cancer technology – speed, precision

CCCN’s Dr. Schwartz and Dr. Anderson were featured in a story on the advancement of technology in treating breast cancer, and advanced protocols the practices uses to help better treat its patients. Read more.

Drug trial deals new hope in woman’s fight for life

CCCN’s Dr. Allen was featured in a story on her efforts providing care for a patient, which also included interviews of the patient and Dr. Dennis Slamon, a partner of CCCN from UCLA’s Jonnson Comprehensive Cancer Center, an affiliate of the practice. Read more.

Complete Prevention: Woman opts for double mastectomy to avoid sister’s fate

CCCN’s Dr. Spotts was featured in an in-depth story on a double mastectomy that she conducted for a patient. The story provides details about the surgical process, as well as a patient’s decision making process in option for the surgery. Read more.

Obesity is No. 1 risk for breast, other cancers

CCCN’s Dr. Allen and Dr. Braiteh were included on a story about obesity and breast cancer, as well as ideas on how improved diets can possibly mitigate risk. Read more.

September 19, 2013
ABC Channel 13
Comprehensive Cancer’s Dr. Anderson and Dr. Vogelzang were featured on Channel 13’s Morning Blend to discuss prostate cancer awareness month. Watch the Video.

August 2013
Desert Companion
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada Physicians and Staff were featured in Desert Companion’s Best Doctors issue. On page 48, CCCN’s social media efforts were highlighted, and beginning on page 78, Dr. Heather Allen, Dr. Mary Ann Allison, Dr. James Sanchez and Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang were featured. Dr. Wolfram Samlowski and Dr. Michael Sinopoli were included in medical profiles on pages M4 and M5, respectively. To read the issue, click here.

August 2013
Las Vegas Woman’s Magazine
Las Vegas Woman Magazine’s Doctors of the Desert issue ran four profiles on Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada physicians including Dr. Mary Ann Allison, Dr. Farzaneh Farzin, Dr. Karen Jacks and Dr. Margaret Terhar. Click on each of their names to read their profiles.

August 2013
David Magazine
Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang and Dr. Oscar B. Goodman, Jr. are featured in David Magazine’s special editorial focus on healthcare. To read each physician’s profile, please click on their name.

July 22, 2013
Vegas, Inc
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang’s receipt of a Laureate Award by the Nevada chapter of the American College of Physicians was noted by Vegas, Inc. Read more.

July 15, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Las Vegas Review-Journal wrote an article about esophageal cancer featuring CCCN’s Dr. Fadi Braiteh, in today’s health section. Read more.

July 11, 2013
8 News Now
CBS Channel 8 News features CCCN’s Dr. Josette Spotts, who outlines new treatments including partial breast radiation therapy. Watch the Video.

June 23, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Las Vegas Review-Journal wrote a feature on CCCN’s Dr. Alexandra Walsh and her husband, Dr. Ryan Walsh, who’s a physician at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. The story focuses on how the couple balances work and home life. Read more.

June 9, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CCCN’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang is included in an article about Radium 223 and its FDA approval. The story includes also details about Dr. Vogelzang’s efforts conducting world-class cancer research in the community. Read more.

June 4, 2013
ABC Channel 13
CCCN’s Dr. Spotts and Dr. Anderson appeared on Channel 13’s Morning Blend to discuss partial breast radiation therapy. Watch the Video.

May 29, 2013
Pahrump Valley Times
CCCN’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang is included in an article about Radium 223 and its FDA approval. Read more.

May 24, 2012
Vegas Inc.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada was highlighted in a story by Vegas, Inc about employee benefits, with the CCCN focus on community involvement and employee appreciation and recognition. Read more.

May 25, 2013
8 News NOW
CBS’s 8 interviewed Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Paul Michael where he discussed skin cancer awareness and prevention. Watch the Video.

May 22, 2013
KNPR
KNPR interviewed CCCN’s Dr. Spotts, one of her patients and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Resto to discuss breast cancer and mastectomies. Listen to the Story.

May 15, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CCCN’s Dr. Heather Allen, Dr. Souzan El-Eid and Dr. Paul Michael are included in a story about breast cancer, and actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a double mastectomy. Read more.

May 14, 2012
ABC Channel 13
Channel 13’s Morning Blend ran a segment on skin cancer awareness featuring CCCN’s Dr. Samlowski and Dr. Michael. Watch the Video.

May 14, 2013
ABC Channel 13
CCCN’s Dr. Souzan El-Eid is included in a story about breast cancer, and actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a double mastectomy, and her being a role model that could help more women become aware of risks. Watch the Video.

May 14, 2013
Fox 5
CCCN’s Dr. Souzan El-Eid is included in a story about breast cancer, and actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a double mastectomy. Watch the Video.

May 14, 2013
CBS 8 News NOW
CCCN’s Dr. Heather Allen is included in a story about breast cancer, and actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a double mastectomy. Dr. Allen discusses genetic testing options. Watch the Video. More of Dr. Allen’s interview can be found online, by click here.

April 29, 2013
Henderson View
Judy Best, whose husband was a patient of CCCN’s, published a cookbook to help those fighting cancer eat more easily, and healthfully. Read the story here. Learn more about Judy, and purchase the book, here.

April 29, 2013
Vegas Inc.
CCCN’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang is included in a story in Vegas Inc on medical tourism. Read more.

April 27, 2013
The New York Times
CCCN’s Dr. Fadi Braiteh is quoted in a story The New York Times wrote on gene mutations and new ways to find them through advanced testing methods. Read more.

April 17, 2013
ABC 13
CCCN’s Dr. Dan Curtis is featured on Channel 13’s Morning Blend where he discusses the practice’s Cyberknife technology used for treating cancer. Watch the video.

April 16, 2013
Vegas, Inc
CCCN’s Dr. Goodman was honored As a 2013 Healthcare Headliner by Vegas Inc for his efforts to improve healthcare in Southern Nevada. See his story. Read more.

April 1, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CCCN’s Dr. Wolfram Samlowski is interviewed in a story about the risks of delaying or avoiding seeing a doctor, while adding perspective on skin cancer’s signs and symptoms. Read more.

March 14, 2013
ABC 13 KNTV
CCCN Finding Success in Treating Cancer
CCCN’s Dr. Walsh and Dr. Rashid are featured in a segment on pediatric oncology/hematology. Watch the video.

March 7, 2013
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Fox 5 KVVU & ABC 13 KNTV
CCCN brought in a giant colon to help raise awareness for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Braiteh and Dr. Vogelzang participated in televisions interviews. Watch the ABC 13 video. Watch the FOX 5 video.

March 5, 2013
Fox 5 KVVU
CCCN’s Dr. Alexandra Walsh was named to Vegas Inc’s Top 40 Under 40 list. Dr. Walsh is featured in a story on Fox 5 about some of the honores. Watch the video.

March 3, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CCCN’s Dr. Alexandra Walsh is part of a story on CCCN’s survivorship clinic created to help children after they’re been treated for cancer. Read more.

February 27, 2013
Pahrump Valley Times
CCCN’s Dr. Kashef is interviewed in article about a new study on the drug Tamoxifen, which is use to treat breast cancer Read more.

February 25, 2013
ABC News Channel 13 KNTV
CCCN’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang and Dr. Oscar Goodman, Jr. were featured on Channel 13’s Morning Blend program where they discussed CCCN’s research efforts. Watch the video.

February 18, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CCCN’s Dr. Oscar Goodman, Jr. is featured in a story about the evolution of cancer research in Nevada. Read more.

January 20, 2013
CBS News Channel 8
CCCN’s Dr. Mary Ann Allison is interviewed for a story Channel 8 posted on Tomoxifen. Watch the video.

January 20, 2013
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CCCN’s Dr. James Sanchez included in a story about how patients are getting new ways to share information as records go electronic. Read more.