The Weekly Summary

July 10th – July 16th                                 2017

 In general news, President Trump flew to Paris to celebrate Bastille Day, meaning France’s Continue reading

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CBS News Promotes More Pro-Coffee Junk Science

July 11, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

How does one become a successful TV medical doctor pundit? First, you have to leave your medical ethics Continue reading

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The FDA pathway for biosimilar drug approvals

March 26, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults

June 14, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Dennis Villareal, MD, the author of the NEJM paper “Aerobic or Resistance Continue reading

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President-elect Trump adopts plan by The Healthcare Channel to bring back drug manufacturing jobs

Update January 11, 2017- By Steven E Greer, MD

Last November, I sent my idea, below, directly to the Commissioner of the FDA, Robert Califf. I also sent it Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

July 3rd – July 9th                                 2017

In general news, the G20 summit of nations in Hamburg, Germany dominated the news as Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

June 26th – July 2nd                                 2017

In general news, The SCOTUS upheld the Trump Muslim-Country travel ban. The senate was unable Continue reading

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The reason this country is close to an 18th-Century-style revolution

June 24, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

By now, it is obvious that the far-left is in genuine coup d’état mode[1]. They are not just advocating for Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

June 19th – June 25th                                 2017

In general news, U.S. forces shot down a Syrian-Russian fighter jet that was bombing U.S.-backed Continue reading

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Pembrolizumab as Second-Line Therapy for Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma

February 27, 2017- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Joaquim Bellmunt, MD, PhD, the Director of the Bladder Cancer Center at Dana-Farber, Continue reading

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The Weekly Summary

Left: GOP congressman Scalise shot by assassin, Right: London slum fire

June 12th – June 18th                                 2017

In general news, overseas, a London low-income high-rise tower became an inferno, killing Continue reading

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The Who’s Teen Cancer Lounge at Sloan Kettering opens

March 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer MD

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center held a press day for its new teen lounge Continue reading

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Current surgical weight loss therapies

January 24, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Erik Dutson, MD, weight loss surgeon at UCLA, explains why his medical center does not implant the Lap-Band, Continue reading

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The MusiCorps benefit concert 2015

October 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed the Founder of MusiCorps, Arthur Bloom, and one of the musicians in the band, Continue reading

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Changes in plastic surgery training programs

March 3, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

In Part 1 of our interview with the new Chairman of Plastic Surgery at NYU, Eduardo Rodriguez, Continue reading

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The Healthcare Channel hits 10

 February 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

I don’t recall the exact date, but it was sometime during the summer of 2006, when I was daydreaming Continue reading

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The FDA’s new Breakthrough status for new drug applications

May 24, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Janet Woodcock, MD, Continue reading

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Interview with The Commissioner of the FDA

February 16, 2011- by Steven Greer, MD

In Part 1 of our interview with Margaret Hamburg, MD, The Commissioner of the FDA, she discusses Continue reading

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CDER Director Janet Woodcock on new drug safety strategies

November 16, 2010- by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Dr. Janet Woodcock, long-time Director of CDER, the FDA center responsible Continue reading

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Phase 3 Trial of 177Lu-Dotatate for Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors

January 12, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

Jonathan Strosberg, MD of Continue reading

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