Carolyn Runowicz

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Dr. Carolyn Runowicz, "director of the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Health Center and a nationally prominent expert in gynecologic oncology, became President of the American Cancer Society on Nov. 17 [2005]...

"In 2004, Runowicz co-authored a book about advances in cancer prevention titled, The Answer to Cancer, with her husband Dr. Sheldon Cherry, a prominent ob/gyn [obstetrician /gynecologist] from New York City. The book provides information to help men and women understand their personal risk profiles, and gives science-based examples of concrete steps people can take to reduce their risk.

"Along with The Answer to Cancer, Runowicz has written other books including, To Be Alive: A Woman’s Guide to a Full Life After Cancer; The Menopause Book: A Guide to Women’s Health After 40, also co-authored with Dr. Cherry; and Women and Cancer: A Thorough and Compassionate Resource for Patients and Their Families." [1]

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  1. Health Center’s Runowicz now heading American Cancer Society, University of Connecticut, accessed November 12, 2007.