Advisory Panel

Cancer.Net's advisory panelists review content as part of the Cancer.Net Editorial Board. View the list below of medical, surgical, radiation, and pediatric oncologists, physician assistants, oncology nurses, social workers, and patient advocates that make up this advisory panel.

Cancer.Net Breast Cancer Advisory Panelists

Deborah Axelrod, MD, FACS
New York University Medical Center

Pamela J. DiPiro, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

Gary Freedman, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Julie Gralow, MD
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Generosa (Jenny) Grana, MD
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine

Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, BCD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Shelia Lindsay, MS, RN, ANP-BC, OCN
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Erica Kuhn, MPH
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Allison W. Kurian, MD, MSc
Stanford University 

Daniel Rutz
National Center for Infectious Disease

Mary Lou Smith
Research Advocacy Network

Cancer.Net Central Nervous System Tumors Advisory Panelists

Terri Armstrong, DSN, APRN, BC
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Anthony Asher, MD, FACS
Carolina NeuroSurgery and Spine Associates

Lewis S. Blevins Jr., MD
UCSF California Center for Pituitary Disorders

Mary Lovely, PhD, RN, CNRN
University of California San Francisco

Jose Javier Otero, MD, PhD
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Randi Murray
Independent Patient Advocate

Nader Sanai, MD
Barrow Neurosurgical Associates

Erik P. Sulman, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Cancer.Net Gastrointestinal Cancer Advisory Panelists

Carolyn Aldigé
Prevent Cancer Foundation

Paula Kim
Translating Research Across Communities (TRAC) Network

Norman Scherzer
The Life Raft Group

Cancer.Net Genitourinary Cancer Advisory Panelists

Matt Ferstler
Testicular Cancer Foundation

Carol Marcusen, MSW, LCSW, BCD
University of Southern California/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Maxwell V. Meng, MD
University of California San Diego

Paul Linh Nguyen, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Todd Pickard, MMSc, PA-C
MD Anderson Cancer Center

David I. Quinn, MD, PhD, FRACP
University of Southern California

Paul Russo, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Virgil H. Simons, MPA
The Prostate Net

Cancer.Net Gynecologic Cancer Advisory Panelists

Ronald D. Alvarez, MD
University of Alabama Birmingham

Ross S. Berkowitz, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Michael Birrer, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Jordan Chavez, MSW
Stanford University

Linus T. Chuang, MD
Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Tamika Felder
Tamika & Friends, Inc. 

Michael Friedlander, MD, PhD
Prince of Wales Cancer Centre

David K. Gaffney, MD, PhD
Huntsman Cancer Insitute

Arati Jairam-Thodla, NP
Stanford Women's Cancer Center

David Gardner Mutch, MD
Washington University School of Medicine

Russell J. Schilder, MD
Thomas Jefferson University

Julian Schink, MD
Spectrum Health Medical Group

William Small Jr., MD, FACRO, FACK, FASTRO
Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center

Cancer.Net Head and Neck Cancer Advisory Panelists

Gary Bloom
ThyCA: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

Mary Ann Caputo
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

Robert Haddad, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Richard A. Larson, MD
The University of Chicago

Nancy Y. Lee, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Jan Lewin, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Lisa Madlensky, PhD, CGC
University of California San Diego

Constantine Stratakis, MD, DMedSci
National Institutes of Health

Francis Worden, MD
University of Michigan

Cancer.Net Leukemia Advisory Panelists

Richard Boyajian, NP
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Joan Goldberg, MD
Harvard Vanguard

Heather Hylton, M.S., PA-C
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Richard A. Larson, MD
University of Chicago

Martin S. Tallman, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Elizabeth Kitlas, LMSW
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Cancer.Net Lung Cancer Advisory Panelists

Richard Battafarano, MD
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Win Boerckel, CSW, MSW, MBA
Cancer Care, Inc.

Julie R. Brahmer, MD
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Walter J. Curran, MD
Emory University

Barbara Freundlich
Independant Patient Advocate

Jorge Gomez, MD
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

James Huang, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Gregory Riely, MD            
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Howard Jack West, MD
Swedish Cancer Institute

Therese Zumdahl, PA-C
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cancer.Net Lymphoma Advisory Panelists

James Cook, MD, PhD
The Cleveland Clinic

Kieron Dunleavy, MD
National Cancer Institute

Edward A. Faber, DO, MS     
Oncology Hematology Care, Inc. 

Richard Hoppe, MD
Stanford University

Sandra Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN, ANP-C
Arizona Cancer Center

Ann LaCasce, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brian Link, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Patti Schaindlin, RN, MA, AOCN
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Cancer.Net Melanoma & Skin Cancer Advisory Panelists

Christopher Barker, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Genevieve Marie Boland, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Jeffrey Gershenwald, MD, FACS
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Alexander Menzies, MD
Melanoma Institute Australia

Virginia Seery, CRNP, MSN
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Cancer.Net Myeloma Advisory Panelists

Kenneth C. Anderson, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kathy Giusti
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Susie Novis
International Myeloma Foundation

Cancer.Net Pediatric Cancer Advisory Panel

Todd Cooper, DO
Seattle Children’s Hospital

Susan Weiner, PhD
The Children's Cause, Inc.

Cancer.Net Psychosocial Oncology Advisory Panelists

Arash Asher, MD
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute

Celia Engel Bandman
Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center

William Breitbart, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Ira Byock, MD                                                   
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

David Cella, PhD      
Northwestern University

Chris Elias Costa, MD 
Hospital de Niños “Ricardo Gutiérrez”

Stephanie S. Faubion, MD, FACP, NCMP, IF
Mayo Clinic

Mitch Golant, PhD
The Wellness Community

Janice Starkman Goldfein, ACSW, BCD

Donna Greenberg, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Jimmie Holland, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Paul Jacobsen, PhD
Moffitt Cancer Center

Jennifer W. Mack, MD, MPH

Boston Children's Hospital

Timothy Moynihan, MD
Mayo Clinic

Steven Passik, PhD
Millennum Research Institute

Jane Perlmutter, PhD, MBA
Gemini Group

William F. Pirl, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Paula K. Rauch, MD       
Massachusetts General Hospital

Andrew Roth, MD                
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD
Mayo Clinic

Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, BCD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Marjorie Kagawa Singer, PhD, MA, MN, RN
UCLA School of Public Health and Asian American Studies

Thomas Strouse, MD
UCLA Medical Center

Kim Thiboldeaux
The Wellness Community

Robert Twillman, PhD
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Deane Wolcott, MD
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center Institute

Cancer.Net Sarcoma Advisory Panelists

Nancy Berezin
GIST Support International

Robert J. Canter, MD, FACS
UC Davis School of Medicine

Gina Z. D’Amato, MD
Georgia Cancer Specialists

Robin Jones, MD, BSc, MBBS, MRCP
The Royal Marsden Hospital

Li-Xuan Qin, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Brian P. Rubin, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic

Jonathan C. Trent, II, MD, PhD
University of Miami, Sylvester Cancer Center

Dian Wang, MD, PhD
Rush University Medical Center

Additional Panelists

Edward Agura, MD
Baylor University Medical Center

Kelly Cooke, DO
ProHealth Care

Stephen Edge, MD
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Douglas Evans, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin

M. Elizabeth H. Hammond, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine

Harold Harvey, MD
Milton S Hershey Medical Center

Lisa Newman, MD
University of Michigan Breast Cancer Center

Anthony F. Provenzano, MD
Lawrence Hospital Center

Kristen Mahoney Shannon, MS, CGC
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center