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Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center welcomes transdisciplinary population health researcher Terry Hyslop, PhD, as Co-leader of the Cancer Risk and Control Program.
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center– Jefferson Health has appointed Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, MACP, FRCP, as Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Chapman, Swartz, Rhodes, Nightingale, and Denton highlight the evolution of Jefferson Health’s Senior Adult Oncology Center, the unique needs of older adults who develop cancer, and challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic that have affected the care of geriatric patients with cancer, such as the strain put on caregivers and the shift to telemedicine.
Edith P. Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP, FRCS, shares the inspiration behind the ECOG-ACRIN Health Equity Committee, efforts made to address health disparities, how the pandemic has impacted screening and care in the cancer field, and what needs to be done to get back on track.
Daniel Lin, MD, MS, discusses pivotal trials examining important targeted agents for patients with cholangiocarcinoma and the importance of comprehensive genomic testing to guide treatment decisions.