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Online Medical Marketing Strategies for Any Practice
According to a 2013 survey by the Pew Research Center, 72% of internet users have looked online for health...
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he had accepted the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Task Force...
Three-year-old cancer survivor and other supporters honored Childhood cancer survivors to create artwork to be auctioned Selections from top Las Vegas restaurants, beautiful and heart-warming children’s art, great silent and live auction prizes, and good friends combine to shine the spotlight on helping children and families affected by cancer.... Read more
Las Vegas HEALS Opens Nomination Process for 2016 Gala
Las Vegas HEALS (Health, Education, Advocacy and Leadership of Southern Nevada) is now accepting nominations for its annual “Inspired Excellence in Healthcare Awards,” one of the most prestigious community awards a physician or healthcare leader in Southern Nevada can receive.   Inspired by the pioneer exploits of Dr. Royce W.... Read more
Rupesh J. Parikh, M.D. Named Chief of Staff for Two Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Campuses
Rupesh J. Parikh, M.D., board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist for Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN), has been appointed chief of staff for Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s Siena and Rose de Lima campuses. In this role, Dr. Parikh represents the 1,000+ physicians on the medical staff of both campuses,... Read more
Staying One Step Ahead Of Brain Cancer
The brain is one of the body’s most remarkable organs. More than 100,000 chemical reactions take place within the brain every single second. The average brain also has more than 400 miles of blood vessels. Additionally, information in the brain is said to move at more than 250 miles... Read more
Advocating For Our Doctors … And Ultimately Our Patients
It’s been a remarkable seven years here in Southern Nevada. And, now, it’s time for an exciting new chapter not only for me but the medical organization that advocates for so many of the compassionate and fearless professionals in our community — the Clark County Medical Society. In 2009,... Read more
Las Vegas Woman First In Country to Receive 'Revolutionary' Bladder Cancer Treatment
A groundbreaking bladder cancer treatment was approved by the FDA this week, generating new hope for the 76,000 Americans diagnosed with the disease every year. The first patient to receive the commercial treatment lives in Las Vegas. (……and is being treated by Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Nick... Read more
Las Vegas Woman First In Country to Receive ‘Revolutionary’ Bladder Cancer Treatment
A groundbreaking bladder cancer treatment was approved by the FDA this week, generating new hope for the 76,000 Americans diagnosed with the disease every year. The first patient to receive the commercial treatment lives in Las Vegas. (……and is being treated by Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Nick... Read more
Las Vegas Mother And Daughter Battled Breast Cancer At The Same Time, With The Same Doctor
“The first thing that went through my head was, ‘What did I do wrong?’ ” King said. “Did I eat wrong? Was I too stressed? Is it my environment?” She had a biopsy done and was referred to a breast surgeon, Dr. Josette E. Spotts, at the Comprehensive Cancer... Read more
Detecting Cancer In Women With Dense Breasts
Nevada passed a law in 2013 mandating women be INFORMED by their doctors that they have dense breast tissue. But does that mean doctors have to use other diagnostic tools? Dr. Joseph Contino , breast surgeon and cancer specialist at the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, says that diagnostic tools are available and that... Read more
Surgeon Dr. Souzan El-Eid
Dr. El-Eid was born in Beirut and attended medical school at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. An internship at Yale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael was followed by a general surgery residency at Nassau University on Long Island, New York, and a critical care fellowship at Wayne State... Read more