Dr. Vogel to Lead Joint Breast Cancer Program

March 1, 1996
Volume 5, Issue 3

PITTSBURGH--Victor Vogel, MD, MHS, will lead a newly established joint breast cancer program of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and Magee-Womens Hospital. He will also join the University of Pittsburgh as professor of medicine and epidemiology.

PITTSBURGH--Victor Vogel, MD, MHS, will lead a newly establishedjoint breast cancer program of the University of Pittsburgh CancerInstitute and Magee-Womens Hospital. He will also join the Universityof Pittsburgh as professor of medicine and epidemiology.

Dr. Vogel comes to Pittsburgh from the University of Texas M.D.Anderson Cancer Center, where he was responsible for recruitingthe largest number of women onto the Breast Cancer PreventionTrial, the national study designed to determine the value of tamoxifen(Nolva-dex) in preventing breast cancer in high-risk women.

"One of the program's most important missions," Dr.Vogel said, "will be to enhance delivery of care to womenwho face barriers, ie, older women or those who are poor or livein rural areas."