BETHESDA, Md--Daniel B. Kopans, MD, of the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, has received the 1996 Rose Kushner Award for Writing Achievement in the Field of Breast Cancer for best scientific article.
His contribution, Mammography screening and the controversy concerning women aged 40 to 49, appeared in Radiologic Clinics of North America.
Other winners of the Kushner awards, sponsored by the American Medical Writers Association and Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, were Heidi Rosvold-Brenholtz for best lay article (Breast health, National Women's Health Report) and Robin Y. Wood, EdD, for best script (Breast health for women over 60, HealthWood, Inc.).
Also, Diane Robertson-Steele for best brochure or monograph (High-dose chemotherapy with bone marrow transplant for metastatic breast cancer, ECRI) and Rita Baron-Faust for best book (Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Should Know (Hearst/William Morrow & Co.).