Erin Burns, PhD


Pandemic Intensifies the Struggle With Burnout in Cancer Field

April 21st 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has added another burden, with growing evidence of its negative effects on the well-being of many cancer care providers.

Drug Repositories Aim to Solve Access Issues

August 18th 2020

Financial issues are among the top concerns burdening patients with cancer.

Smoking Cessation Counseling in Lung Cancer Screening Programs

May 3rd 2019

The Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide was a product of collaboration among 25 experts from 16 institutions. But it was also a product of both the successes and failures of lung cancer screening programs before it.

Defining Eligibility and Providing Counseling Key for Lung Cancer Screening Programs

May 3rd 2019

Through detailing past programs and discussing how they've each addressed their own challenges, the American Thoracic Society and the American Lung Association's new lung cancer screening guide can help clinicians design, implement, conduct, and streamline lung cancer screening programs.

Key Aspects for Implementing a Lung Cancer Screening Program

April 30th 2019

For clinicians who see patients at risk of developing lung cancer, a new guide on the implementation of lung cancer screening programs has been developed by a panel of experts from the American Lung Association and the American Thoracic Society.

BCL-2 Emerges as an Attractive Target in Solid and Hematologic Cancers

March 6th 2019

Based on the crucial role of BCL-2 family proteins in apoptosis regulation, targeting these proteins using BCL-2 inhibitors offers a potentially new therapeutic option for patients with various types of hematologic malignancies and, more recently, patients with solid tumors.