Comprehensive: In the News

News media cover featuring Comprehensive Cancer Centers.

Comprehensive Cancer in the News

Below you will find links to recent news articles or publications where Comprehensive Cancer Centers, its physicians, advanced practice providers, and team members, along with patients of the practice has been featured or mentioned.

Many of our physicians and patients participate in news stories to raise awareness about cancer or pulmonary disease, as well as groundbreaking treatments and services available in the community. We share these stories to mark the oncology practice’s progress in our never-ending efforts to improve the quality of care we provide, as well as inspire patients and their families currently in treatment.

Summer 2020
Healthcare Quarterly
Healthcare Quarterly featured the addition of a new pancreatic cancer treatment option, TT Fields, to the Comprehensive Cancer Centers practice. Read more.

Summer 2020
Healthcare Quarterly
Comprehensive Cancer Center’s physician, Dr Anthony Nguyen, MD, is feature in a story about he stays ahead of the curve in treating colon cancer. Read more.

Summer 2020
Healthcare Quarterly
Staying skin smart as Southern Nevada’s venture outdoors during the summer is made simple by Comprehensive’s Wolfram Samlowski, MD‘s tip in a skin safety feature. Read more.

Summer 2020
Healthcare Quarterly
Comprehensive Cancer Centers recently added Liawaty Ho, MD to its team. Read more.

June 15, 2020
Medical Research.com
Comprehensive Cancer’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang interviewed regarding the Novel PROTAC® protein degrader Showing promise in resistant metastatic prostate cancer. Read more.

June 15, 2020
VegasInc
Comprehensive Cancer’s addition of Liawaty Ho, MD was noted by the business publication. Read more.

June 2020
URO Today
UroToday prostate cancer study overview on Baseline Circulating Tumor Cell Counts as a Prognostic Marker of PSA Response and Progression in mCSPC: Results from Phase III SWOG S1216, with mention of Comprehensive Cancer’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang. Read more.

June 2020
URO Today
URO Today radium-233 feature on ASCO 2020: A Phase III Trial of Docetaxel versus Docetaxel and Radium-223 in Patients with mCRPC: DORA, with mention of Comprehensive Cancer’s Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang. Read more.

May 31, 2020
Las Vegas Sun
Comprehensive was featured in a story about the challenges a breast cancer survivor is facing during Covid-19, with quotes from oncologist Dr. Edwin C. Kingsley, MD. Read more.

May 30, 2020
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A patient of Comprehensive Cancer Centers oncologist, Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang was featured in a story about his use of art, in particular pieces on the Vegas Golden Knights as an outlet for creativity and positivity. VGK’s Kerry Bubolz is included in the story. Read more.

May 8
CBS Channel 8
KLAS Channel 8 returns with Buddy Check 8 series to cover breast cancer. Dr. Rupesh Parikh was interviewed on what breast cancer patients can expect when they come to Comprehensive Cancer’s clinics, and why they should not delay treatment. See the story.

May 7, 2020
Las Vegas Review-Journal
CBS Channel 8
Telemundo
Comprehensive Cancer donated 10,000 sunscreen packets to Cashman Isolation-Quarantine Complex, with the story picked up by Las Vegas Review-Journal, KVVU and Telemundo. Additional story on KLAS Channel 8 on sunscreen protection and the donation and Dr. Rupesh Parikh was interviewed for that story. See the story. Read the story.

April 30, 2020
NBC Channel 3
Former Sheriff Jerry Keller created wig stands for Comprehensive Cancer Centers’ patient/ which were signed by Vegas Golden Knight Alex Tuch. See the story.

April 30, 2020
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Golden Knights Foundation stopped by Comprehensive Cancer Centers to drop off meals for hundreds of the practice’s employees. Check out the photo gallery.

April 27, 2020
Telemundo
Dr. Rupesh Parikh was interviewed, along with two Comprehensive Cancer Centers patients, and two of our patients, discussing why you treatment for cancer should now be delayed, as well as the safety protocols the practices has put in place. See the story.

April 15, 2020
Channel 8 and Channel 3 News
CBS Channel 8 and NBC News 3 both covered the donation of meals by the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation to the Comprehensive Cancer Centers team, who are on providing care to cancer patients during the COVID-19 outbreak. Watch the Channel 8 story. Watch the Channel 3 story.

April 3, 2020
Action News ABC 13
Comprehensive Cancer’s Dr. Rupesh Parikh discusses the potential risks for cancer patients, and those recently diagnoses, who delay treatment during the COVID-19 outreach. Dr. Parikh also shares safety precautions the cancer treatment centers are taking to protect patients in its care. See the story.

March 26, 2020
NBC Channel 3
Comprehensive’s Dr. Rupesh Parikh participated in a story by NBC 3 to discuss the need for safety supplies for the practice, and how important the need is for our patient population. As a result of the story, the practice has been in communication with potential suppliers of critically needed medical supplies. See the story.

March 18, 2020
NBC Channel 3
News 3 ran a story on access that chronic and critically ill patients in Las Vegas have to critical care, and how Comprehensive Cancer Centers is providing this important service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Comprehensive’s Dr. Rupesh Parikh is featured in the story. See the story.

February 27, 2020
Healthcare Quarterly
In the latest issue of Healthcare Quarterly, Comprehensive Cancer’s Executive Director, Jon Bilstein was featured (page 6). Additionally, practice pulmonologist Dr. George Tu detailed health challenges associated with vaping/e-cigarettes (page 14). Dr. Anthony Nguyen shared the story of patient Fred Warnick being the first patient in the world to have access to clinical research treatment for lymphoma (page 50). Read the stories.

January 27, 2020
ABC Channel 13
A high school student interviewed Comprehensive’s Dr. George Tu, for a piece called: YOUR HEALTH UP IN SMOKE: The dangers of vaping and threat to Gen Z. See the story.

November 18, 2019
Fox 5 Las Vegas
Comprehensive Cancer’s partnership with UNLV to help raise awareness about resources designed to help people stop smoking was featured in a story by Fox 5 that was broadcasted live from the University’s campus at 5:32 a.m., 6:32 a.m., 7:32 a.m., 8:32 a.m. and 9:18 a.m., and included interviews with Comprehensive’s Dr. George Tu. See the story.

November 13, 2019
CBS News 8
An Anti-smoking, vaping campaign rolls out at UNLV with the partnership between UNLV and Comprehensive Cancer Centers and it’s now in its fourth year coinciding with Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November, and featured Comprehensive’s Dr. George Tu. Read more.

November 12, 2019
CW Las Vegas
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and Comprehensive Cancer Centers is holding its “I Quit For” campaign, which was covered by the CW. The interview features Comprehensive’s Dr. George Tu. Read more.

November 1, 2019
NHL.com
Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, November 1, that the organization has entered into a multi-year partnership with Comprehensive Cancer Centers, the premiere medical provider that has delivered oncology services to Southern Nevada residents and visitors for more than 40 years. Read more.

October 31, 2019
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Review-Journal shares the story of a patient who was treated by Dr. Josette Spotts, breast surgery specialist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers for bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomy. Read more.

October 30, 2019
Fox 5 Las Vegas
Fox shared the story of a man who’s been diagnosed with breast cancer twice, showing that men can get the disease. The patient in the features is being treated by Comprehensive Cancer Centers’ Dr. Souzan El-Eid. Watch the story.

October 30, 2019
Fox 5 Las Vegas
Fox 5 shared a story of a new mom being treated by Comprehensive Cancer breast surgeon Dr. Josette Spotts, who said when it comes to treating patients, if the disease is caught early, it’s easier to determine treatment options. Watch the story.

October 17, 2019
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Comprehensive Cancer Centers, and members of the practice including Dr. Stephani Christensen and Barbara Caldwell were featured in a story about how genetic testing may catch cancer early. Read more. See the print story (PDF).

October 10, 2019
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Rupesh Parikh, a medical oncologist and hematologist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers, is featured in a story about a patient who he treats. Dr. Parikh, also treated the patient’s father. Read more.

October 6, 2019
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Mayor Carolyn Goodman, and her breast cancer fight as treated by the team at Comprehensive Cancer Centers, was featured during breast cancer awareness month. Read more.

August 25, 2019
Las Vegas Sun
Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Dr. Wolfram Samlowski shared Keep Your Skin Safe All Year Long, a featured for Healthcare Quarterly, where he provides insights about skin cancer, as well as ways to protect your skin. Read more.

August 25, 2019
Las Vegas Sun
Dr. Souzan El-Eid, a breast surgeon at Comprehensive Cancer Centers, wrote Threads of Hope Among Strands of DNA for the Las Vegas Sun where she details the science and benefits of genetic testing. Read more.

August 20, 2019
Healthcare Quarterly
Several Comprehensive Cancers physicians were featured in the Summer 2019 issue of Vegas Inc’s Healthcare Quarterly. Read more.

July 16, 2019
Fox 5
Dr. Rupesh Parikh participated in two live media interviews for the Fox 5 morning news discussing sun safety tips as well as Comprehensive Cancer Center’s partnership with the Clark County Parks & Recreation Department with 42 kiosks located at Clark County parks. See the story.

July 16, 2019
NBC Channel 3
KSNV Channel 3 ran a story regarding the passage of AB239 and reporter and Comprehensive Cancer Centers’ patient Denise Rosch, recapping the efforts to get this bill passed. Comprehensive Cancer’s Dr. Matthew Schwartz and another patient, Alex, also participated in the story. See the story.

April 30, 2019
NBC Channel 3
Veteran news 3 reporter, Denise Rosch, completed her last round of chemotherapy yesterday at Siena. Denise has been documenting her journey both on social media and in the news. She is a huge advocate for prevention and staying in Las Vegas for treatment. See the story.

April 25, 2019
Vegas Inc.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers’ Executive Director, Jon Bilstein was honored by Vegas Inc as one of 2019 Healthcare Headliners. Read the story.

April 9, 2019
NBC Channel 3
Comprehensive Cancer Centers patient, and NBC 3 reporter, Denise Rosch, shares her cancer journey with Nevada lawmakers to help raise awarenes for the benefits of early diagnosis and treatment. Read more.

March 4, 2019
Las Vegas Sun
Comprehensive’s Dr. Fadi Braiteh’s Dr. Web feature on being cautions with information found, online, with respect to making decisions about health and care. Read more.

March 4, 2019
Las Vegas Sun
Dr. Matthew Schwartz, a radiation oncologist with Comprehensive Cancer Centers discusses the mental and physical well being of physicians as it relates to providing patient care. Read more.

March 4, 2019
Las Vegas Sun
Comprehensive Cancer physicians, Michael Anderson, MD and Nicholas Vogelzang, MD outline promising new therapies for stage 4 prostate cancer. Read more.

March 4, 2019
Las Vegas Sun

The addition of Rachel Shirley, DO to Comprehensive Cancer Centers’ breast surgeon team is noted, as is the practice’s ACR accrediation.  Read more.

February 28, 2019
ABC Channel 13
Dr. Tu appeared on The Morning Blend yesterday morning to promote the lung division and sleep center. Watch the video.

February 1, 2019
NBC News 3
Comprehensive patient Denise Rosch’s treatment for cancer is covered by her friends at NBC in ‘Our Friend’s Fight.’ Watch the video.

December 24, 1019
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dr. Rupesh Parikh, a medical oncologist and practice president at Comprehensive Cancer Center, shares insights on how patients can look to find hope during the holiday season. Read more.

December 7, 2019
KSNV Channel 3
Comprehensive Cancer patient, William, is the first in Nevada to receive 177Lu-PSMA-617. William’s physician, Dr. Vogelzang, was also interviewed for this story. Read more.

December 1, 2019
David Magazine
Noted medical reporter, Paul Harasim, details the evolution of medical treatment in Southern Nevada, including the innovative efforts of Comprehensive Cancer Centers. Read more.

November 3, 2019
TMZ
French hockey star, and Vegas Golden Knight, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare joined a ferocious group of breast cancer patients for a head-shaving bash outside T-Mobile Arena as part of the beginning Breast Cancer Awareness Month sponsored by Comprehensive Cancer Centers. Read more.

NEWS ARCHIVES

Read previous media coverage on Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada and its physicians.

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