Paul Goldberg
Paul Goldberg

Editor & Publisher

Paul Goldberg is the editor and publisher of The Cancer Letter. He joined the publication in 1986.

His coverage has had a profound impact on the field of oncology, leading to numerous Congressional investigations, and helped change policy, regulation, and standards of care.

Paul’s reporting has been recognized by the Washington DC Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Gerald Loeb Awards, the Association of Health Care Journalists, and the Newsletter and Electronic Publishers Foundation.

His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The Washington Monthly, and he has been featured on 60 Minutes, 20/20, CNN and NPR. He is also a novelist and author of nonfiction books.

His author website is www.paulgoldberg.com

Paul graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in economics in 1981.

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