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Ted Gansler, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., director of medical content for the American Cancer Society, provides medical leadership in assuring the accuracy and balance of cancer information developed and distributed by the Society. 

Dr. Gansler is also editor of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, where he helps coordinate the editorial board, plan the editorial focus, and develop journal policies. He also directs the Society's Continuing Medical Education activities and manages medical aspects of the Clinical Trials Matching Service.

Dr. Gansler led the development of the Society's Cancer Information Database, helping make the Society the premier source of cancer information for patients and the public. He edited more than 30 books, including American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology, Cancer Medicine Sixth Edition, and the American Cancer Society Clinical Atlas of Oncology series.

Before coming to the Society in 1997, Dr. Gansler was associate professor and director of the Cytopathology Division in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University, where he currently serves as a clinical associate professor.

Dr. Gansler earned his bachelor's in zoology from Duke University, his MD from the University of Pittsburgh, his Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University, and his Masters in Public Health from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.

• Home pregnancy tests may detect men's cancer (CNN Health, November 2012)
• First Warning Systems Bra Detects Breast Cancer (Fox News Latina, October 2012)
• Bras and Cancer (New York Times, February 2010)
• Promise of holistic healing draws cancer patients to Mexico clinics (CNN Health, June 2009)
• Doctor's Orders: Finding a Better 'Position' to Deal with Disease (MedPage Today, November 2009)
• Disagreement With Doctor on Health Hurts Cancer Patients (Newsday, March 2007)
• Late-stage cancer patients flock to Mexico (Associate Press, February 2006)
• Survey Shows Many Americans Have Mistaken Beliefs About Cancer (WebMD, June 2005)
• Fallacies: What Americans Don't Know About Cancer (New York Times, June 2005)

• “Lumping” vs. “Splitting” in Oncologic Pathology: Association with Cancer Center Type and Case Volume (Journal of Registry Management, 2012)
• Outcomes of a Cancer Clinical Trial Matching Service (Journal of Cancer Education, 2012)
• Evolving information priorities of hematologic cancer survivors, caregivers, and other relatives (Journal of Cancer Education, 2010)
• A population-based study of prevalence of complementary method use by cancer survivors (Cancer, 2008)
• Prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of beliefs regarding cancer risk factors (Cancer 2007)
• Adult weight gain and histopathologic characteristics of breast cancer among postmenopausal women (Cancer, 2006)
• Sociodemographic Determinants of Cancer Treatment Health Literacy (Cancer 2005)

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