Margaret I. Cuomo

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  • Board-certified Radiologist
  • Author of A World Without Cancer
  • National Advocate for the Prevention of Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. is a board certified radiologist, teaching professional, and national advocate for the prevention of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Some of her areas of expertise include: preventive medicine, public policy as it relates to health and wellness, toxic chemical reform, and the ways in which government, the medical community, the media, academia and more should partner in order to effect change in the "war on cancer."

Her book, A World Without Cancer: The Making of a New World and the Real Promise of Prevention, presents a provocative and surprising look into the ways that profit, personalities, and politics obstruct real progress in the war on cancer. This groundbreaking book, based on her own first-hand experience with cancer patients, has been described as “urgent and powerful,” “an eye-opening look at the way we fight cancer,” and a “call for bold leadership to transform our system from treatment to prevention.”

 
  

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  • Houston City Council
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A World Without Cancer: The Making of a New Cure and the Real Promise of Prevention

Few people understand the modern healthcare system designed to study, diagnose and treat cancer better than Dr. Margaret Cuomo. Based on her book, A World Without Cancer, Dr . Cuomo’s presentation provides a provocative and surprising look into the ways that profit, personalities, and politics ...

Few people understand the modern healthcare system designed to study, diagnose and treat cancer better than Dr. Margaret Cuomo. Based on her book, A World Without Cancer, Dr . Cuomo’s presentation provides a provocative and surprising look into the ways that profit, personalities, and politics obstruct real progress in the war on cancer. Intent on inspiring significant strides in creating a cancer-free world, Dr. Cuomo gives audiences valuable insight into the “cancer industry” and what changes must occur in order to help find a cure.

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Dr. Cuomo speaks on the topics of preventive medicine, public policy as it relates to health and wellness, toxic chemical reform, and the ways in which government, the medical community, the media, academia and more should partner in order to effect change in the war on cancer. ...

 Dr. Cuomo speaks on the topics of preventive medicine, public policy as it relates to health and wellness, toxic chemical reform, and the ways in which government, the medical community, the media, academia and more should partner in order to effect change in the "war on cancer."

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<p>Dr. Margaret Cuomo Hosts PBS Special: <em><strong>A World Without Cancer</strong></em></p>

Dr. Margaret Cuomo Hosts PBS Special: A World Without Cancer

Can you imagine a world without cancer? Few people understand the modern healthcare system designed to study, diagnose and treat cancer better than DR. MARGARET CUOMO. PBS recently partnered with Dr. Cuomo to produce an engaging, must-see one-hour special entitled, A World Without Cancer, that will empower viewers to reduce their risk for cancer through a variety of interventions. In Dr. Cuomo’s book of the same title, she shows us how all cancer stakeholders―the pharmaceutical industry, government, physicians, and concerned Americans―can change the way we view and fight cancer in this country.

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Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. is a board certified radiologist, teaching professional, and national advocate for the prevention of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Her book, A World Without Cancer: The Making of a New World and the Real Promise of Prevention, presents a provocative and surprising look into the ways that profit, personalities, and politics obstruct real progress in the war on cancer. This groundbreaking book, based on her own first-hand experience with cancer patients, has been described as “urgent and powerful,” “an eye-opening look at the way we fight cancer,” and a “call for bold leadership to transform our system from treatment to prevention.”

Dr. Cuomo graduated Summa cum laude from St. John's University and received an M.D. degree from Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. She served as an attending physician in diagnostic radiology at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset specializing in diagnostic radiology and dedicated much of her time and energy to the diagnosis of cancer and AIDS using state-of-the art CT scans, Ultrasound examinations, and MRI. Dr. Cuomo also provided academic instruction to medical students at New York University Hospital and Cornell University Medical College, and has published numerous articles in medical journals.

Dr. Cuomo has been interviewed on many TV shows, such as Good Morning America, Good Day New York, Morning Joe, Inside Edition, and national and regional radio programs, and has been featured in many magazines and newspapers, including Better Homes and Gardens, Education Update, Family Circle, Glamour, InStyle, Manhattan, Metro Newspapers, Networking, New York Daily News, O Magazine, Parade, People, Prevention, Redbook, Vogue and Women’s Day, and on-line sites (DoctorOz.com, Glamour.com, DailyBeast.com, Prevention.com, BlackstoneAudio.com, ASCOPost.com, EverydayHealth.com).

Dr. Cuomo is a contributor and a member of the Medical Review Board of the Huffington Post, and is also a regular contributor to WebMD. She advocates nationally for the prevention of cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

The Cuomo family’s commitment to public service is evident. Dr. Cuomo’s late father is former New York State Governor Mario Cuomo, and her brother is New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo. In addition, her mother, Matilda Raffa Cuomo, is the founder of the New York State Mentoring Program, and her brother is CNN anchor Chris Cuomo. Dr. Cuomo is married to Howard Maier, who served as Chairman of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County for nine years.

Dr. Cuomo’s affiliations include the American Association of Women Radiologists, American College of Radiology, Long Island Radiological Society, Nassau County Medical Society, New York State Radiological Society, New York State Medical Society, and Radiological Society of North America. She is an Honoree of Association of Italian American Educators (2003, 2005), and an Honoree of National Organization of Italian American Women (2004). In 2011, Dr. Cuomo was awarded the “Commendatore dell'Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana” (2011), the “Commendation of the Order of the Star” conferred by the President and Prime Minister of Italy.

Few people understand the modern healthcare system designed to study, diagnose and treat cancer better than Dr. Margaret Cuomo. According to Dr. Cuomo, “With leadership at the federal, state, and local levels of government and a commitment from American people from every walk of life and every part of our nation, we can begin to create a world without cancer.”