Sloan-Kettering Launches Consumer Newsletter

August 1, 1995

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.

NEW YORK--Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has launchedCancer Smart, the first consumer newsletter devoted to cancer."Many people today have taken an increasingly bigger shareof responsibility for keeping themselves healthy," said JamesB. Dougherty, MD, editor of Cancer Smart and associate chairmanfor clinical affairs, Department of Medicine. "Reading CancerSmart is an opportunity to gain relevant information about cancerto improve their own well-being," he added.

In addition to articles, the newsletter includes a Q&A columnand a column that provides readers with news about cutting-edgedevelopments in cancer.

The quarterly newsletter is guided by a 12-member advisory boardof cancer specialists at Sloan-Kettering. An introductory annualsubscription costs $15. To subscribe, call 1-800-996-7522.