Thursday, April 14, 2011
"In the study, which was published online April 6 in PLoS ONE, Dr. Cosgrove and colleagues examined the potential association between tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) or SSRIs and cancer in 35 preclinical and 26 epidemiologic studies."
"If you take women who have the same stage of breast cancer, and half have depression and the other half do not, the women with depression have twice the rate of death...That's enormous. That is so much bigger than the small increased risk shown in this study."
Governor Scott names local physician to state Board of Medicine
|Dr. James Orr, a local Florida physician, is appointed to the Florida Board of Medicine|
Dr. Orr is a nationally recognized expert in the management of reproductive tract cancer. In addition to an active medical practice, he currently serves or has served as the President of the Florida Obstetric and Gynecologic Society, the President of the Florida Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, The President of The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (national), The Executive Committee of The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (national), as a board member of the American Cancer Society and vice chairman of the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation.....
Note: includes media commentary regarding financial conflicts of interest, doctors' barriers in advocating for patients....