Dr. Richard Levine Co-Authors Lung Cancer Article

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ABOVE VIDEO: Dr. Richard Levine is a Space Coast Humanitarian.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Richard M. Levine, MD, Principal Investigator for the Clinical Trial Department of Space Coast Cancer Center, has co-authored “Quality of Care in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer,” which was published in the Journal of Oncology Practice.

Dr. Richard Levine co-authored “Quality of Care in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer,” which was published in the Nov. 2011 edition of Journal of Oncology Practice.

Dr. Levine collaborated with the Moffitt Cancer Center and 10 other oncology practices in Florida in the article, which reviewed the quality of care lung cancer patients received in the State of Florida.

Space Coast Cancer Center was selected because of their previous participation in Moffitt’s Florida Initiative of Quality Cancer Care, as well as their national certification in quality by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Best Doctors of America

Dr. Levine, President of Space Coast Cancer Center, and a respected physician in the community since 1983, has been recognized as a member of “Best Doctors of America” on three occasions. A Board Certified Medical Oncologist, Dr. Levine has earned this honor in which physicians are nominated by their peers in their specialty.

“Best Doctors” is a national organization whose mission is to recognize physicians who provide state of the art cancer care following evidence-based medicine and using national guidelines.

HOPE, HEALTH & HEALING epitomizes Dr. Richard Levine’s professional and charitable credo. Dr. Levine, a Space Coast Humanitarian, above with his wife Lynn, founded the Space Coast Cancer Foundation in 2006 with a mission to assist cancer patients and their caregivers in the local community with the financial and emotional demands that are associated with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. To further that goal, the Space Coast Cancer Center Foundation will host its sixth annual Daffodil Gala in August, which is a celebration of life for cancer patients and those who have been touched by the disease. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

The physicians and staff at Space Coast Cancer Center are affiliate members of Moffitt Cancer Center, providing radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, chemotherapy, clinical trials and quality assurance studies.

Space Coast Cancer Center is the first practice in the state of Florida to participate in the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Assurance Practice Initiative.

As one of five Moffitt affiliates in Florida  that participate in the Florida Initiative for Quality Cancer Care, Space Coast Cancer Center was the first practice in Florida – and the second in the United States – to collaborate with the University of Pittsburgh Medical  Center implementing and monitoring clinical pathways for patients’ chemotherapy treatments that are compliant with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines.

Dr. Levine is a Past President of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology, Parrish Medical Center Medical Staff, the Brevard County Unit of the American Cancer Society and is a member of several area and state advisory boards.

Space Coast Cancer Center has cancer centers in Titusville, Merritt Island and Viera.

For information call 855-894-HOPE(4673) or log on to SpaceCoastCancer.com