2015 News Archive

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in the News

November 23, 2015
NBC Channel 3
Dr. George Tu was interviewed by Channel 3 regarding the Great American Smokeout, a program created to encourage people to give up smoking. Watch the segment.

November 20, 2015
The Sunday
Mountain View Hospital included Dr. George Tu and LCN/CCCN in a story that ran in The Sunday on the ways smoking harms your body. Read more.

Fall 2015
Healthcare Quarterly
The announcement of CCCN’s new lung division and lung cancer screening offered at CCCN were included in a story featuring Dr. James Hsu. Read more.

November 4, 2015
Las Vegas Weekly
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. El-Eid was interviewed about the new American Cancer Society mammogram guidelines. Read more.

November 4, 2015
Las Vegas Weekly
CCCN’s Dr. Khoi Nguyen was interviewed by Las Vegas Weekly about the World Health Organization report regarding processed meats and cancer risk. Read more.

November 3, 2015
NBC Channel 3
Dr. Matthew Schwartz was interviewed live in studio for a news segment on Channel 3 regarding cancer and meats. Watch the video http://www.news3lv.com/content/video/default.aspx?videoId=6053556&navCatId=30912

November 2, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Souzan El-Eid was quoted in a story about the importance of follow up care for breast cancer survivors. Read more.

November 2, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Michael Anderson was quoted in a story on the importance of diet and cancer before and after a cancer diagnosis. Read more.

October 30, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Margaret Terhar and Dr. Heather Allen were included in a story about a breast cancer patient diagnosed at 25. Read more.

October 20-21
ACS Mammogram Recommendations
ACS released its recommendation on mammograms and clinical breast exams. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada physicians, Dr. Josette Spotts, Dr. Souzan El-Eid and Dr. Margaret Terhar participated in three interviews to discuss this issues surrounding the recommendation and explained our position for the practice disagrees with the recommendation.

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Fox 5: Watch the segment

October 10, 2015
KNPR State of Nevada
CCCN’s Dr. Spotts was included in a story regarding new ACS mammogram guidelines. Listen to the story.

October 8, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Josette Spotts, and Dr. Mary Ann Allison were included in a story about how treatment and diagnosis of breast cancer continues to evolve. Read more.

October 8, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Josette Spotts, and Dr. Mary Ann Allison with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada was featured in a story about preventative surgery. Read more.

October 8, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CCCN’s charity, The ORION Foundation was featured in a story about St. Rose Foundation’s Dragon Boat Race. Read more.

October 1, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Mary Ann Allison and Dr. Josette Spotts were featured in a story about how mammograms are crucial to early breast cancer treatment. Read more.

September 30, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A patient of Dr. Edwin Kingsley, was featured in a story about mammograms that included also commentary from Dr. Kingsley. Read more.

September 1, 2015
Las Vegas Sun
The partnership between Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada and USC’s Norris Comprehensive Cancer Centers was detailed in this story. Dr. James D. Sanchez, medical oncologist and practice president of CCCN was interviewed. Read more.

September 1, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Las Vegas Review-Journal wrote a story on the newly announced partnership between Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada and USC. Dr. James Sanchez provided context about the partnerships, which will bring new treatment options for residents of southern Nevada. Read more.

July 20, 2015
ABC News 13 – Morning Blend
Dr. Matthew Schwartz from Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada appeared on The Morning Blend on Channel 13 where he discussed lung cancer, new pulmonary division, lung cancer screening, CyberKnife and a the practice’s clinical research endeavors. Watch the segment here.

July 7, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The breast surgeon with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada urged women not to let the new study dissuade them from the advantages of mammograms. Read More.

Summer 2015
Health Care Quarterly
The summer edition of Vegas, Inc. Health Care Quarterly featured an article about treating patients over the age of 55 written by Dr. James Sanchez, and a story about skin safety by Dr. Wolf Samlowski. Read more.

June 3, 2015
Healthcare Quarterly
Congratulations to 14 of our physicians who made this year’s list of Top Doctors by Vegas Inc., Healthcare Quarterly. Read more.

May 22, 2015
KXNT Radio
Dr. Paul Michael participated in an interview with Dayna Roselli this morning discussing skin safety and our sunscreen partnership with Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas. Listen to the segment here.

May 13, 2015
KTNV-TV
Dr. Paul Michael was interviewed on the issues of e-cigarettes and new FDA guidelines. Watch the segment here.

May 11, 2015
KLAS-TV
KLAS-TV Channel 8 aired a six part series last week on naturally occurring asbestos in Southern Nevada. Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang participated in an interview and appeared in Part 1. Watch the special here.

May 5, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. James Sanchez was quoted in an article on biosimilars and the FDA approval of Zarxio. Read more.

May 4, 2015
The Sunday
Dr. Margaret Terhar was quoted in an article that ran in the Las Vegas Sun, The Sunday on preventative health screenings for women. Read more.

May 2, 2015
KLAS-TV
Dr. Heather Allen was interviewed at the 2015 Susan G Komen Race for the Cure. Watch the segment here.

April 20, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Oscar B. Goodman Jr., was quoted in a story that ran in the Review-Journal on being aware of symptoms that could signal cancer and being proactive about your health. Read more.

April 16, 2015
Positively Las Vegas
Dr. Matthew Schwartz and a representative from the Las Vegas 51’s spoke about our sunscreen partnership and the benefits of skin safety. Watch the segment here.

March 21, 2015
KVVU-TV
Dr. Wolf Samlowski spoke at Wet ‘n’ Wild during an employee orientation on the importance of sunscreen and sun safety. Watch the segment here.

March 16, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Rupesh Parikh participated in the following story about how to prepare ahead to visit patients in the hospital. Read more.

March 14, 2015
Reno Gazette-Journal
Dr. Anu Thummala joined the Nevada Cancer Coalition as a new board member. Read more.

Spring 2015
Health Care Quarterly
The spring edition of Vegas, Inc. Health Care Quarterly featured an article about Smart Bombs written by Dr. Edwin Kingsley and Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang, a patient success story written by Dr. Fadi Braiteh and two briefs about Dr. Fadi Braiteh and Dr. Souzan El-Eid. Read More.

March 3, 2015
Vegas Seven
Seventeen of 33 CCCN physicians made the 2015 Vegas Seven Top Doctor Listing in the categories of Medical Oncology, Hematology, Radiation Oncology and Surgery.

March 1, 2015
Nevada Business Magazine
CCCN was mentioned in an article in the Nevada Business Magazine about medical tourism and building a healthy economy. Read more.

March 1, 2015
Nevada Business Magazine
CCCN announced a new Pulmonary Division to join the practice June 1, 2015 offering more services to patients with lung cancer. A brief about the announcement ran in the Nevada Business Magazine. Read more.

February 28, 2015
View Newspaper
CCCN announced a new Pulmonary Division to join the practice June 1, 2015 offering more services to patients with lung cancer. A brief about the announcement ran in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s View Newspaper. Read more.

February 13, 2015
View Newspaper
Dr. Kingsley gave a presentation on Leukemia & Lymphoma to pre-medical students at Rancho High School. Read more.

February 4, 2015
KVVU Fox 5 Las Vegas
Dr. Vogelzang spoke at the NevBio luncheon for World Cancer Day and during his presentation he discussed immunotherapy treatments for cancer. Watch the video

January 30, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The government plans to test genetic info in ‘precision medicine’ initiative. Dr. Braiteh and Dr. Vogelzang were quoted in the story about Precision Medicine announced by President Obama during the State of the Union address. Read more.

January 24, 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Paul Michael was quoted in an article that ran in the Las Vegas Review-Journal about the health and financial impacts of a Nevada smoker. Read more.