A Message About Today’s News Concerning Ovarian Cancer and Angelina Jolie

03/24/2015 I am writing to you from Orlando where the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is having its annual meeting. I am the current president of this 10,000-member society and as most of you know I wrote the second book ever on transvaginal ultrasound and the first book on gynecological ultrasound. Today's news about Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her ovaries necessitates that once again I send you, my patients, an email blast. Some important facts; first Angel...


Today’s NY Times Article

03/18/2015 I hope I am not inundating you with too many of these “Email Blasts.” However, once again, there is an article on the front page of the NY Times, which I feel mandates some commentary by me. And once again, I have gone back to the original article, which appears in the current issue of JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) rather than just the NY Times rendition and summary of it. The article is entitled “Diagnostic Concordance Among Pathologists Interpreting Br...