Dr. John P. Fruehauf, associate professor of clinical medicine in the UC Irvine Department of Medicine, was recently named a ‘Top Oncologist’ by the Consumers Research Council of America. The council provides consumers with information on the highest ranked healthcare professionals and services throughout the U.S. Fruehauf’s selection to the council’s 2007 Guide to America’s Top Oncologists was based on several factors, including his extensive training, experience and board certification in his specialty. His research is focused on mechanisms of drug action and resistance with the goal of improving therapeutic outcomes for cancer patients. His clinical interests include melanoma, renal cell cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.