NEW YORK--Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has launched
Cancer Smart, the first consumer newsletter devoted to cancer.
"Many people today have taken an increasingly bigger share
of responsibility for keeping themselves healthy," said James
B. Dougherty, MD, editor of Cancer Smart and associate chairman
for clinical affairs, Department of Medicine. "Reading Cancer
Smart is an opportunity to gain relevant information about cancer
to improve their own well-being," he added.
In addition to articles, the newsletter includes a Q&A column
and a column that provides readers with news about cutting-edge
developments in cancer.
The quarterly newsletter is guided by a 12-member advisory board
of cancer specialists at Sloan-Kettering. An introductory annual
subscription costs $15. To subscribe, call 1-800-996-7522.