CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 1993
This is to reassure Dr. (Martin) Colman (Letters, Feb. 21), acting chair of the department of radiation oncology at UCI Medical Center, that Western Medical Center-Santa Ana is utilizing its radiosurgical unit specifically for expansion of existing services, not only at our hospital but for patients throughout Orange County. Inasmuch as the procedure is an outpatient one, it is not a question of hospital but a matter of patient care. There is no doubt that Hoag Hospital has a similar philosophy.
June 30, 1992
Cal Kovens has been elected chairman of the board at American Health Services Corp., a Newport Beach operator of diagnostic imaging and radiosurgery treatment centers. Kovens, a beneficial owner of more than 40% of the company's outstanding common stock, has served as a director since August, 1991. Kovens is also chairman of Kovens Enterprises, a construction and development firm in southern Florida, and has been president and chairman of the board at Mt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 10, 1990 |
In cancer treatment, brain tumors often defy doctors' best conventional therapies. Chemotherapies seldom work because the natural blood-brain barrier prevents blood-borne toxins (and medicines) from reaching the brain. The use of conventional radiation therapy is limited by the risks of damaging healthy areas of the brain. Surgery, while usually the treatment of choice, may not be possible: Some areas of the brain cannot be safely operated upon.
March 28, 1996
American Health Services Corp. posted a loss for 1995, while revenue rose 3%. The developer and operator of diagnostic imaging and "radiosurgery" treatment centers said it lost $1.1 million, or 12 cents a share, the same as the previous year's loss, which included an extraordinary gain of $305,985 from restructuring of long-term debt. Revenue rose to $37 million from $36 million.