Georgia Cancer Specialists Director of Research Dr. Mansoor Saleh Featured in Prostate Cancer Vaccine Story

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

Dr. Mansoor Saleh, Patient Appear on Fox 5 Atlanta

On Wednesday, February 22, Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) physician Dr. Mansoor Saleh appeared in a feature news story about a new prostate cancer vaccine on Fox 5 Atlanta’s 6 PM newscast. Dr. Saleh is principal investigator and director of clinical research for GCS.

The news piece followed the story of GCS patient George Swain, who is enrolled in a clinical trial for the prostate cancer vaccine GVAX. GVAX is a potentially groundbreaking cancer therapy, currently a Phase III clinical trial, which is administered through a series of injections.

“This story was a great opportunity for the public to hear about GCS and the innovative research and treatments we provide,” said Dr. Bruce Feinberg, President/CEO of GCS.

Georgia Cancer Specialists is the largest private oncology/hematology practice in the Southeast and a leader in advanced cancer treatment and research. GCS is the only private oncology practice in Georgia to offer Phase I clinical trials, where drugs are given for the first time to a small group of people in order to show that the drug is not toxic in humans.

For more information on GCS’s research program, please contact Mary Jane Waddell at 770-496-9428.

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