Kopans Receives the Kushner Writing Award

October 1, 1996
Oncology NEWS International, Oncology NEWS International Vol 5 No 10, Volume 5, Issue 10

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.

BETHESDA, Md--Daniel B. Kopans, MD, of the Department of Radiology,Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, hasreceived the 1996 Rose Kushner Award for Writing Achievement inthe Field of Breast Cancer for best scientific article.

His contribution, Mammography screening and the controversy concerningwomen aged 40 to 49, appeared in Radiologic Clinics of North America.

Other winners of the Kushner awards, sponsored by the AmericanMedical Writers Association and Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, were HeidiRosvold-Brenholtz for best lay article (Breast health, NationalWomen'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-dosechemotherapy with bone marrow transplant for metastatic breastcancer, ECRI) and Rita Baron-Faust for best book (Breast Cancer:What Every Woman Should Know (Hearst/William Morrow &Co.).