Physicians from Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) celebrate the success of the Rio Carnival fundraiser for the FCS Foundation which was held at the Naples Ritz Carlton in April. From left: Amit Shah, MD; James Reeves, Jr., MD; Joel Grossman, MD; Lillian Love, MD; Daniel Morris, MD; Silvia Romero, MD; Ryan Olson, MD; Mary Li, MD; Andy Lipman, MD; Michael Diaz, MD; William Harwin, MD; Jorge Ayub, MD; Rebecca Kosloff, MD; Syed Ahmed, MD; Mark Rubin, MD and Frank Rodriguez, MD.
Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation Inaugural Fundraiser
Rio Carnival-Themed Event Raises $600,000 to Benefit Cancer Patients
April 14, 2014…… The fun and festivities of Rio Carnival was evident at The Ritz Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, Florida as 400 brightly-clad guests danced the night away at the inaugural fundraiser for Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, held on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Florida Cancer Specialists physicians join Dr. Oz back- stage at a community health fair, held at the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. From left: Shelly Glenn, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer for Florida Cancer Specialists, Dr. Sumithra Vattigunta-Gopal, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Todd Gersten, Dr. Howard Goodman.
Florida Cancer Specialists physicians on stage for a panel discussion at the Gardens Mall Health Fair. From the left: Dr. Sumithra Vattigunta-Gopal, Dr. Howard Goodman, Dr. Todd Gersten, and Shelly Glenn, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer.
Florida Cancer Specialists Physicians Join Dr. Oz at West Palm Beach Health Fair
Thousands Attend Health Fair at Palm Beach Gardens Mall Sponsored by Florida Cancer Specialists and WPBF-TV
March 29, 2014…… Florida Cancer Specialists was one of the proud sponsors of an all-day health fair held Saturday, March 29 at the Gardens Mall, located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, just north of West Palm Beach. The event was hosted by WPBF-TV and included two sessions with popular TV physician Dr. Mehmet Oz. In addition, three physicians from Florida Cancer Specialists, Dr. Todd Gersten, Dr. Howard Goodman and Dr. Sumithra Vattigunta-Gopal, presented a panel discussion on the current and future state of cancer treatment, with a special focus on breast and gynecologic cancers. The discussion was moderated by Florida Cancer Specialists' Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, Shelly Glenn.
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Florida Cancer Specialists Celebrates Facility Expansion, Improvements to Better Serve Patients in Sebring
Mayor George Hensley Recognizes Florida Cancer Specialists for Ongoing Service, Commitment
March 27, 2014…… The Sebring office of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 27, 2014 to introduce the community to the newly expanded office space. Sebring Mayor George Hensley and Liz Barber, President & CEO from the Chamber of Commerce were among the local dignitaries who attended the ceremony. Those in attendance joined FCS Chief Executive Officer Brad Prechtl for a tour of the renovated facility. FCS physicians Dr. Amit Shah and Dr. Syed Ahmed led the festivities and thanked staff and supporters for their efforts and contributions to serving patients in the community.
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Florida Cancer Specialists Announces Nominees for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man/Woman of the Year
Nation’s Largest Independent Medical Oncology/Hematology Practice Lends Support to
Blood Cancer Research
March 6, 2014…… Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is pleased to announce that Drs. Gregoire Bergier, Jennifer Cultrera, Shachar Peles and Chief Marketing & Sales Officer Shelly Glenn have been nominated by several local Florida chapters of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as Man/Woman of the Year for 2014. After an intensive nominating and vetting process, these four outstanding community leaders accepted the challenge to engage in a spirited competition to raise funds for blood cancer research and earn the coveted title of “Man/Woman of the Year.”
Oncology Nurse Practitioner Diane Cope Leads National Educational Efforts in Geriatric Oncology
Florida Cancer Specialists Nurse Focuses on Issues Affecting Older Patients
Ft. Myers, FL – March 3, 2014…… Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is pleased to announce that Oncology Nurse Practitioner Diane Cope, PhD, ARNP, BC, AOCNP, will be speaking at two upcoming meetings of the Oncology Nursing Society. Dr. Cope, who practices at the FCS Summerlin office in Fort Myers, is a nationally recognized leader in the field of geriatric oncology and has published nearly 100 research papers and reviews on the subject, as well as co-authoring two benchmark-setting medical textbooks about this ever-expanding field of study.
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Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Welcomes New Physician to Englewood Office
Nation’s Largest Independent Hematology/Oncology Practice Welcomes Dr. Andres O. Soriano
February 4, 2014……Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS), the leading community-based oncology/hematology practice in the state, is pleased to announce that Andres O. Soriano, MD, has joined the practice and will be seeing patients in the Englewood, FL office. For the past seven years, Dr. Soriano has been a partner at a busy oncology/hematology practice in Laredo, TX.
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ABOUT FLORIDA CANCER SPECIALISTS
Now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS)
is the largest independent medical oncology/hematology practice in the United States. With over 170 physicians, 110 nurse practitioners and physician assistants and over 80 locations in our network, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care in community-based settings close to home. Recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with a national Clinical Trials Participation Award, FCS offers patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida.
Our physicians are consistently ranked nationally as Top Doctors by U.S. News & World Report. Trained in such prestigious medical schools and research institutes as Duke, Stanford, Harvard, Emory, M.D. Anderson, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering, the physicians of Florida Cancer Specialists provide leadership and consultation in the state's leading hospitals.
FCS serves patients on the Gulf Coast from Naples to the greater Tampa Bay area, north as far as Tallahassee, in Orlando and surrounding Central Florida communities, and on the East Coast in Palm Beach County.
At Florida Cancer Specialists, our primary purpose – and our passion – is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends.