The Cancer Care Center
St. Anthony's Hospital (1992 - present)
Bayfront Cancer Center (1979 - present)
Office Address: The Cancer Care Center
1301 Fifth Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33705
(727) 825-1253 FAX (727) 825-1332
Education: John Carroll University B.S. Biology
Cleveland, Ohio Cum Laude, 1967 - 1971
Ohio State University M.D.
College of Medicine Cum Laude, 1971 - 1974
Post Grad. Ed. Internship, Residency University of
Internal Medicine California
San Francisco, California 1974-1976
Residency (Chief Resident) University of
Radiation Oncology California
San Francisco, California 1976-1979
State Licensure: California G31132 1975
Florida 34693 1979
Certification: Diplomat National Board 1975
American Board, Internal Medicine 1977
American Board, Radiology (Therapeutic Radiology) 1979
Societies: AOA Honorary Medical Society
American Medical Association
American Society of Internal Medicine
American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
American Cancer Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Florida Medical Association (FMA)
Pinellas County Medical Society
Hospital Affiliations: St. Anthony's Hospital, Bayfront Medical Center,
All Children's Hospital, Ed White Memorial, Columbia Northside, Palms of Pasadena
Academy Of Hospice Physicians (now the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, see AAHPM)
Founding Member and first National President, 1988 -1989
Board of Directors 1988-1992
Hospice of the Suncoast, Pinellas County
Board of Directors
Executive Editor, Physician Newsletter
Chairman, Physicians Advisory
International Hospice Institute Board of Directors 1988 - 1992
Editorial Review Board, The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care
Editorial Board. The Hospice Journal
Miller RJ. Pain Control and the Hospice Patient. Hospice Care Inc. Physician Bulletin. 1988;2:1-2.
Miller, RJ. The football approach to treating cancer patients. The American Journal of Hospice Care 1989;6:3:13-14.
Miller RJ. The role of chemotherapy in the hospice patient. The American Journal of Hospice Care 1989;6:3:19-26.
Miller RJ, Albright PG. What is the role of nutritional support and hydration in terminal cancer patients? Hospice Care, Inc. Physician Bulletin 1989;3:1.
Miller RJ. Force-feeding the dying. An act of kindness or cruelty?
The American Journal of Hospice Care 1989:6:6:13-14.
Miller RJ, Albright PG. What is the role of nutritional support and hydration in terminal cancer patients? The American Journal of Hospice Care 1989:6:6:33-38.
Miller RJ. More on the role of chemotherapy in the hospice patient.(letter) The American Journal of Hospice Care 1990;7:1:8,11.
Miller RJ. Commentary on the NHO ethical guidelines. The American Journal of Hospice Care 1990;7:1:22-24.
Miller RJ. Predicting Survival in the Advanced Cancer Patient. Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal, 1991;39(2):81-84.
Miller RJ. Predicting Survival in the Advanced Cancer Patient, Hospice Care, Inc. Physician's Bulletin, 1990:4:1.
Miller RJ. Ethics and Hospice Physicians, The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care. 1991;8(1):17-26.
Miller RJ. The impact of treating AIDS patients in hospice. The Hospice Journal, 1991;7(1/2):1-12.
Miller RJ. Medical Ethics in Terminal Care, Hospice Care, Inc. Physician's Bulletin, 1991:5:1.
Miller RJ. Hospice and the Do-Not-Resuscitate Order. The Hospice Journal,1992, Vol. 7(4):67-77.
Miller RJ (letter) Advance Directives for Medical Care. New England Journal of Medicine 1991;325:1254-55.
Miller RJ. Hospice Care: An Alternative to Euthanasia?. Law, Medicine and Health Care 1992;20(1,2):127-132.
Miller RJ. On Death Without Dignity, Book Rvw. The Hospice Journal 1992, Vol 8 (3):95-97.
Miller RJ. The Changing Role of the Physician in the Care of the Dying. Medicine Unbound. The Human Body and the Limits of Medical Intervention. Columbia U Press, N.Y, 1994, p242.
Miller, RJ. Hospice:Who's in Charge of What? The Physician and Hospice Care: Roles, Attitudes, and Issues. Hawthorne Press, New York, 1992,p 27-32.
Miller, RJ. Supporting a Cancer Patient's Decision to Limit Therapy. Seminars in Oncology 1994:21(6):787-791