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This Week in Oncology with Kevin Kelly, MD & Kim Whittemore

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On the Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 1PM Pacific/4PM Eastern our special guest is diagnostic radiologist Dr. Kevin Kelley, and women's health activist Kim Whittemore. 
This is a special session devoted to diagnostic imaging of the breast, the limitations of prevailing modalities and the promise of 'whole breast imaging'. We'll also get a legislative update from Kim. 
Kevin M. Kelly, MD is the Chief Medical Officer, & Board Chairman of SonoCine a privately held medical technology commpany he founded in 2000 and most recently serves as its Chief Medical Officer and a Director. He has been in private practice as a diagnostic radiologist for 34 years. He became Director of Breast Imaging for The Hall Center, Venice, CA, in January 2010. He was previously the Director of Breast Imaging for Huntington Memorial Hospital and of the Hill Breast Center, both in Pasadena, CA, for over ten years. Dr. Kelly was a Lt. Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service. He was the Leo G. Rigler Center research fellow at UCLA from 1973 to 1974 and completed his final year of residency at the Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Kelly has written articles and lectured internationally on the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of breast cancer. Since 1993, he has been conducting clinical research on the discovery and characterization of breast cancer by ultrasound. In 1997, he joined with Roger Royce to begin making the benefits of his research available to the general public. After conducting the first clinical trial of the SonoCiné process for breast cancer screening in 1999-2000, he patented his invention in early 2001.
For more information on SonoCine, click here.