The for-profit hospital chain Cancer Treatment Centers of America may not have the perceived starpower or reputation of some other institutions that treat cancer patients — but it wields a big influence on how many Americans with cancer get their care.

Tasked with shaping that influence is the chain’s new CEO, Dr. Pat Basu, who’s served in the Obama administration and worked for the giant health care company UnitedHealth Group and telemedicine provider Doctor on Demand.

Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT Plus and enjoy your first 30 days free!


What is it?

STAT Plus is a premium subscription that delivers daily market-moving biopharma coverage and in-depth science reporting from a team with decades of industry experience.

What's included?

  • Authoritative biopharma coverage and analysis, interviews with industry pioneers, policy analysis, and first looks at cutting edge laboratories and early stage research
  • Subscriber-only networking events and panel discussions across the country
  • Monthly subscriber-only live chats with our reporters and experts in the field
  • Discounted tickets to industry events and early-bird access to industry reports

Leave a Comment

Please enter your name.
Please enter a comment.

Sign up for our Daily Recap newsletter

A roundup of STAT’s top stories of the day in science and medicine

Privacy Policy