GCS Physician Dr. Ursula Reusch Discussed the Dangers of Secondhand Smoke on FOX 24 in Macon

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Dr. Ursula ReuschDr. Ursula Reusch, who practices at the GCS-Macon (308 Coliseum Drive, Suite 120; 478-745-6130) and GCS-Hawkinsville (214 Perry Hwy.; 478-783-4022) offices says she supports the stricter smoking rules that were recently passed by Macon council. The dangers of secondhand smoke, she says, are evident and clear.

“We know from studies that there are enough carcinogens in there that, just in the U.S., 3,400 non-smokers get lung cancer because of secondhand smoke,” Dr. Reusch said. “Only 100% smoke-free environments provide effective protection.”

Watch Dr. Reusch discuss more about secondhand smoke during her recent appearance on FOX 24 News Central Georgia’s “Healthy Living”:

http://www.newscentralga.com/healthy/Healthy-Living-Second-Hand-Smoke-120308294.html

Dr. Reusch’s special interests include lung and colon cancer, clinical research, and palliative care. She is a member of the American Medical Society, the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Medical Women Society, the Rhode Island Medical Women Society, and the Society of Rhode Island Clinical Oncologists.

Georgia Cancer Specialists is a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S. and a leader in advanced cancer treatment and research. The practice supports more than 200,000 patient visits each year. GCS offers community-based medical oncology and hematology services and is the first private oncology practice to also provide a full range of support services for patients in Georgia, including nutritional counseling, pain management, wellness counseling, and home health coordination. The GCS research department, whose focus is bringing targeted cancer therapy to communities, is the first in Georgia to offer Phase I clinical trials, the most novel cancer therapies available. GCS has 31 offices, 45 physicians, and more than 500 support staff members located in Metro Atlanta, North and Central Georgia, Southeast Tennessee, and Southwest North Carolina. Georgia Cancer Specialists can be found on the web at www.gacancer.com. GCS is The Cancer Answer.

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