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News Spotlight: Scripps MD Anderson Doctor Wins Tennis Championship

Brendan Gaylis, MD, shares lifelong passion for tennis

A woman's hand prepares to serve a tennis ball with a racket representing a Scripps cancer doctor's recent tennis win.

Brendan Gaylis, MD, shares lifelong passion for tennis

Brendan Gaylis, MD, recently made headlines following his first-place finish at the World Medical Tennis Society’s annual academic meeting and international tennis competition. Dr. Gaylis continues to enjoy competitive tennis after more than 50 years of tournament play. He notes the many health benefits of the regular exercise involved, including cancer prevention, cardiovascular fitness and mental well-being. Dr. Gaylis is director of the head and neck cancer program at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and is a Scripps Clinic physician.

Read the San Diego Union-Tribune story: Lessons Waiting from San Diego Doctors

Watch the Fox 5 story: Local Surgeon Wins International Tennis Competition

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