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Dr. Charles Vogel discussed breast cancer treatments at the Toledo Rotary Club meeting.

Dr. Vogel is medical director of Cancer Research Network, Inc. in South Florida and in private practice in breast medical oncology at Lynn Regional Cancer Center West of Boca Raton Community Hospital. He received his B.A. degree from Princeton and M.D. from Yale Medical School. He did his internship and internal medical residency at Emory University and his fellowship in medical oncology at the U.S. National Cancer Institute (Medical Branch). While at the N.C.I., he was seconded to the Uganda Cancer Institute for four years where he started the Solid Tumor Centre of the Uganda Cancer Institute studying primary liver cancer, melanoma and Kaposi's sarcoma. Dr. Vogel received a U.S. Public Health Service commendation medal in Uganda for his research under adverse circumstances under the rule of President Idi Amin Dada. On return to the U.S. in 1973, he started the first oncology inpatient unit at Grady Memorial Hospital (Emory University School of Medicine) and then in 1975 moved to the University of Miami where he was chief of the division of breast cancer and also became the clinical director of that cancer center. Dr. Vogel is an internationally acknowledged opinion leader in breast cancer treatment and research, with hundreds of breast-cancer related publications and abstracts. As of June 2006, Dr. Vogel has assumed a position as National Advisor for Breast Cancer Research for Aptium Oncology.