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Selected Publications


  1. Kaur, H., S. Mao, S. Shah, D. H. Gorski, S. A. Krawetz, B. F. Sloane, and R. R. Mattingly (2013). Next-Generation Sequencing:  A revolutionary tool for the discovery of molecular markers in breast ductal carcinoma in situExpert Rev. Mol. Diagn. 13:151-65.
  2. Gorski, D. H. (2013). Complementary therapies in radiation oncology: Mixing cow pie with apple pie? Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies, in press.
  3. Kosir, M. A., K. Bland, L. Choi, D. H. Gorski, M. S. Simon, and L. A. Chism (2013). When to refer to the breast surgeon in primary care practice. Advance, in press.
  4. Speyer, C. L., J. S. Smith, M. Banda, T. Mekani, J. A. deVries, and D. H. Gorski (2012), Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor-1: A potential therapeutic target for the treatment of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Treat. Res.132:565-573.
  5. Chen, Y., M. Banda, C. L. Speyer, A. B. Rabson, and D. H. Gorski (2010). Regulation of the expression and activity of the antiangiogenic homeobox gene GAX/MEOX2 by ZEB2 through microRNA-221. Mol. Cell. Biol. 30:3902-3913.
  6. Chen, Y., S. Patel, A. B. Rabson, and D. H. Gorski (2010). MEOX2 regulates nuclear factor-κB activity in vascular endothelial cells through interactions with p65 and IκBβ. Cardiovasc. Res.87:723-731.
  7. Chen, Y. and D. H. Gorski (2008). Regulation of angiogenesis through a microRNA (miR-130a) that downregulates antiangiogenic homeobox genes Gaxand HOXA5Blood 111:1217-1226.


  1. “Quackademic Medicine: How pseudoscience is infiltrating medical academia.” CSICon, Nashville, TN, October 26, 2012.
  2. “Cancer quackery: Testimonials, anecdotes, and pseudoscience,” Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium, Office for Science and Society, McGill University, Montreal, ON, Canada, October 18, 2010 (http://www.mcgill.ca/science/trottier-symposium).
  3. “Quackademic medicine: The infiltration of pseudoscience into medicine,” Joint meeting of the Center for Inquiry-Chicago, Chicago Skeptics, and Women Thinking Free Foundation, Chicago, IL, August 21, 2010.


  1. Podcast interview on Consequence, January 14, 2013. Episode 8: The Burzynski Clinic.
  2. Radio interview on Skeptically Speaking, CJSR 88.5 FM, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, October 21, 2012. Topic: “The C Word.” (http://skepticallyspeaking.ca).
  3. Radio interview, KPFK 90.7 FM Pacifica Radio Los Angeles, August 17, 2012: Topic: A Surgical Oncologist Speaks Out on the Perils of Alternative Cancer Therapies.
  4. Radio interview, CIUT 89.5 FM, Toronto, ON, January 13, 2012. Topic: Alternative medicine.
  5. Radio interview on The Frank Beckmann Show, News Talk Radio WJR 760, Detroit, July 5, 2011. Topic: The FDA ruling on Avastin.
  6. Radio interview on The Dr. Joe Schwarcz Show, News Talk Radio CJAD 1010 AM Montreal, June 19, 2011. Topic: Various issues in quackery and pseudoscience in medicine; breast cancer and mammography.
  7. Television interview on WDIV Local 4 News Detroit. Topic: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, May 21, 2011.
  8. Television interview on FOX 2 Detroit News, “The Doctor Is In” segment, May 18, 2011. Topic Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
  9. Radio interview on The Tommy Schnurmacher Show, News Talk Radio CJAD 1010 AM Montreal, October 18, 2010. Topics: Skepticism, pseudoscience, and quackery, with Dr. Joseph Schwarcz and Dr. Michael Shermer.
  10. Radio interview on The Warren Pierce Show, Newstalk WJR 760 AM Detroit, October 2, 2010. Topic: Breast cancer, nutrition, and prevention.