Latest Steven A. Vasilev Stories

2014-06-30 12:31:36

In the practice of Gynecologic Oncology, Hereditary Cancer Risk, and Women's Health TEANECK, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) welcomes gynecologic oncologist, hereditary cancer risk and women's health specialists Sharyn N. Lewin, MD, FACS, and Phyllis Tarallo, DNP, DCC, both of whom will be members of the Holy Name Physician Network. Dr. Lewin is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and management of...

2013-11-04 23:19:57

Top-Flight Gynecologic Oncology Team to Direct Mount Sinai Program New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Peter R. Dottino, MD, has been appointed Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System, effective October 1, 2013. He also holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Dottino is an internationally-renowned expert in...

2012-12-06 05:04:24

Fellowship trained in treating cancers of the female reproductive system, Burton's expertise further enhances the wide range of Gyn Oncology services available at Abington Memorial Hospital. Abington, PA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Gynecologic Oncologist Elizabeth R. Burton, M.D., recently joined the staff of Abington Memorial Hospital´s Hanjani Institute for Gynecologic Oncology. Burton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowdoin College where she made the dean´s list for four...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

MIAMI, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Drs. Nicholas C. Lambrou and Troy A. Gatcliffe are pleased to announce the opening of GYN Oncology of Miami. Fellowship trained in gynecologic oncology, Drs. Lambrou and Gatcliffe are specialists in the surgical and medical care of women's reproductive cancers. The new practice provides comprehensive gynecology services to women in South Florida and the Caribbean region from two convenient office locations in the Medical Arts Buildings of South Miami...

2011-03-15 10:31:00

CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John P. Curtin, MD, MBA, Associate Director for Academic Affairs and Education at the NYU Cancer Institute, NYU School of Medicine in New York City, and Professor and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the NYU School of Medicine, has been elected the 43rd President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) at its 42nd Annual Meeting, held March 6-9, 2011, in Orlando, Florida....

2010-05-03 10:59:00

CHICAGO, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have named Marcia M. Humphrey Schmidt, MD, as the initial recipient of their jointly developed Breast Cancer Fellowship for gynecologic oncologists. After completing her fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of South Florida in June, Dr. Humphrey Schmidt will become the first to participate in the one-year fellowship training...

2010-04-07 10:21:28

On behalf of its founders, the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) is extremely pleased to announce a landmark scientific symposium, "Advancing the Art & Science of Endometriosis: Stem Cells to Radical Excision Surgery", taking place on Thursday, May 20, 2010 in New York City. The event will be held at the prestigious New York Academy of Sciences and attended by elite speakers, panelists and attendees from around the globe. An expert consortium of faculty will present on topics...

2010-03-29 10:00:00

CHICAGO, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, MD, Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Robert A. Ross Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has been elected the 42nd President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) at the organization's 41st( )Annual Meeting, held March 14-17, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Dr. Clarke-Pearson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in...

2009-09-11 13:50:00

Test can help identify potential malignancies, guide surgical decisions SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared a test that can help detect ovarian cancer in a pelvic mass that is already known to require surgery. The test, called OVA1, helps patients and health care professionals decide what type of surgery should be done and by whom. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) OVA1 identifies some...

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