A Solution to the Growing Gap in Cancer Care

Better Access to Care. Better Physicians. No Matter Where You Live.

When a cancer program attracts the best doctors from around the country, patients follow. Specialists at Levine Cancer Institute are here because we’ve created a new vision for cancer care. Our doctors collaborate across the Carolinas, using Institute-developed guidelines that ensure consistent and effective cancer treatment for patients – no matter where they live. This unique approach means better access to better care, provided by a team of the best physicians in the nation.

The Value in Cancer Care

Dr. Derek Raghavan, President, Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC, discusses the value in improving cancer care.

Levine Cancer Institute Presenters at ASCO

The following physicians from Levine Cancer Institute were selected to present unique research and new treatment options at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting from May 31-June 3 in Chicago, IL.

Asim Amin, MD, PhD

Asim Amin, MD, PhD

Asim Amin, MD, PhD, director of immunotherapy, will give an oral presentation discussing the effectiveness of a new agent for patients with metastaticrenal cell carcinoma.

Stuart Burri, MD

Stuart Burri, MD

Stuart Burri, MD, radiation oncologist, will be presenting a poster focused on advancing treatment for patients with gliobastoma.

Jim Symanowski, PhD

Jim Symanowski, PhD

Jim Symanowski, PhD, chair of the department of cancer biostatistics, will be presenting a poster that introduces models based on patient reported quality of life measures that are prognostic and predictive of survival outcomes in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Dr. Symanowski is co-author on three additional posters that will be presented.

Saad Usmani, MD, FACP

Saad Usmani, MD, FACP

Saad Usmani, MD, FACP, director of the plasma cell disorders program and director of clinical research in hematologic malignancies, will present a poster that evaluates findings from a trial testing a therapy for patients with high-risk multiple myeloma. Dr. Usmani was also selected as a session discussant in a Highlight of the Day Session.

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