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NCCN FOUNDATION
NCCNGuidelines for Patients
®
TheNCCN Foundation is proud to announce that fundingwas
received in order toproduce two new versions of theNCCN
Guidelines for Patients—Caring for Adolescents andYoung
Adults andEsophageal Cancer. Through a collaborationwith
LiveSTRONG andCritical Mass, and generous support from
theHonorable Ellen Tauscher, NCCN FoundationBoardChair,
vital patient education resourcesweremade available to those
affectedby cancer. Ms. Tauscher is Senior PublicPolicy Advisor
at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell &Berkowitz, PC, and
former Under Secretary of State for ArmsControl & International
Security andMember of Congress.
NCCNFoundation
Young InvestigatorAwards
The 2013NCCN FoundationYoung Investigator Awardees are:
Karl Bilimoria,
MD,MS
| Assistant Professor, Robert H. Lurie
ComprehensiveCancer Center of NorthwesternUniversity
Dr. Bilimoria’s research initiative is titled “Sentinel LymphNode
PositivityRates for Breast Cancer andMelanoma: AnOpportunity
to ImproveQuality andEnhance theNCCNGuidelines.”
YipingHe,
PhD
| Assistant Professor, DukeCancer Institute
Dr. He’s research initiative is titled “GeneticApproaches for
Analyzing theRole of AberrantMLL2 in Tumorigenesis.”
PhillipPierorazio,
MD
| Chief Resident, TheSidney Kimmel
ComprehensiveCancer Center at JohnsHopkins
Dr. Pierorazio’s research initiative is titled “AProspectiveRegistry
of Delayed Intervention andSurveillance for Small Renal Masses
(DISSRM).”
SueYom,
MD, PhD
| Assistant Professor, UCSFHelenDiller
FamilyComprehensiveCancer Center
Dr. Yom’s research initiative is titled “Acceptability and
Effectiveness of aNovel Internet-basedDecision-makingAid
Based on theNCCNNon-Small Cell LungCancer Patient
Guidelines.“
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